[Needlegrasses: The Genus Achnatherum in Mount Adams Country]

Lemmon's Needlegrass

Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii

Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii

Inflorescence of Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii)

A close-up view of the inflorescence of Lemmon's needlegrass as observed on open slopes in the Klickitat Wildlife Area south of Sheep Canyon.......May 7, 2020.

Needlegrass and Ricegrass of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington

Lemmon's needlegrass as seen on Tracy Hill at Catherine Creek, Columbia River Gorge ational Scenic Area........May 20, 2011.

Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii) - Inflorescence of Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii) - Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii)

Close-ups of the flowers of Lemmon's needlegrass as seen on Tracy Hill at Catherine Creek, Columbia River Gorge ational Scenic Area........May 20, 2011.

Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii) - Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii) - Inflorescence of Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii)

Close-ups (left and center) of the inflorescence of Lemmon's needlegrass as seen along the South Klickitat Breaks Road, Klickitat Wildlife Area..........May 15, 2014. The photo at right shows Lemmon's needlegrass as seen on one of the grassy benches at Mitchell Point, several miles west of Hood River, Oregon.........April 19, 2015.

Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii) - Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii)Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii) - Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii)Lemmon's Needlegrass: Achnatherum lemmonii ssp. lemmonii (Synonyms: Achnatherum lemmoni var. lemmonii, Stipa columbiana var. columbiana, Stipa lemmonii var. jonesii, Stipa lemmonii var. lemmonii)

Lemmon's needlegrass as seen along the Starvation Creek Ridge Trail #414, Columbia River Gorge.........April 26, 2015.

Paul Slichter