[Wheatgrass: The Genus Pseudoroegneria East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass

Pseudoroegneria spicata

Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata

Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Inflorescence of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Beetle on the florets of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

Close-ups of bluebunch wheatgrass and a visiting beetle as seen in grasslands above the Klickitat River in the Klickitat State Wildlife Area..........May 31, 2009.

Close-up of the flowers of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

A close-up (left) of the flowers of bluebunch wheatgrass (or is it a needlegrass?) as seen on Patterson Mountain, Department of Natural Resources lands, Okanogan County, Washington.......June 12, 2011. The photo at right shows a close-up of the inflorescence of bluebunch wheatgrass as seen at the Ingalls Creek Living Enrichment Center, Chelan County, Washington...........June 6, 2015.

Inflorescence of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Inflorescence of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

Additional close-ups of bluebunch wheatgrass as seen along the Canyon Mountain Trail #218, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.........August 19, 2011.

Inflorescence of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Inflorescence of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

The photos at left and center are close-up images of the inflorescence of bluebunch wheatgrass as seen along the Steins Pillar Trail #837, Ochoco National Forest.........June 26, 2017. The photo at right shows a close-up of the inflorescence of bluebunch wheatgrass as seen near the Smoothing Iron Ranch, Asotin Wildlife Area, Asotin County, WA.......June 3, 2017.

Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Inflorescence of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

A close-up of the spikelets of beardless bluebunch wheatgrass (Pseudoroegneria spicata) as seen at left along Forest Service Road 46 east of Thomason Meadows, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.........July 9, 2007. The photo at right shows a close-up of the inflorescence of beardless bluebunch wheatgrass as seen along the Gray Butte Trail #852, Crooked River National Grasslands......May 31, 2018.

Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

Close-up images of the maturing inflorescences of bluebunch wheatgrass as seen on Missoula Flood sandbars between Five Mile and the Little Spokane River, Spokane County, WA.......June 29, 2018.

Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

Bluebunch wheatgrass as seen along the road at the north end of Zumwalt Prairie, Wallowa Whitman National Forest..........July 9, 2007.

Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata) - Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Beardless Wheatgrass: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Synonyms: Agropyron inerme, Agropyron spicatum , Agropyron spicatum var. inerme, Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens, Agropyron vaseyi, Elymus spicatus, Elytrigia spicata, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis, Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata, Roegneria spicata)

Close-up views details of the inflorescence and leaf sheath of bluebunch wheatgrass as seen along forest road #3521, Wenatchee National Forest.........August 13, 2009.

Paul Slichter