[Grasses East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass

Schlerochloa dura

Synonym: Cynosurus durus

Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass: Schlerochloa dura (Synonym: Cynosurus durus)

Common hardgrass as seen along a residential street near the fairgrounds, John Day, Oregon.................June 2, 2011.

Inflorescence and upper stem leaf of Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass: Schlerochloa dura (Synonym: Cynosurus durus) - Upper stem leaves and inflorescence of Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass: Schlerochloa dura (Synonym: Cynosurus durus) - Upper stem leaves and inflorescence of Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass: Schlerochloa dura (Synonym: Cynosurus durus)

Upper stem leaves and inflorescence of Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass: Schlerochloa dura (Synonym: Cynosurus durus)

Common hardgrass as seen along a residential street near the fairgrounds, John Day, Oregon.................June 2, 2011.

Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass: Schlerochloa dura (Synonym: Cynosurus durus) - Inflorescence of Common Hardgrass, Hardgrass: Schlerochloa dura (Synonym: Cynosurus durus)

Common hardgrass as seen along Rock Creek at the Escure Ranch, eastern Adams County, WA.................May 14, 2011.

Paul Slichter