[Wildflowers of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Partial List of the Grasses of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington




Unidentified Grasses: Can you help verify the identify of any of these unknown grasses?

Needlegrass and Ricegrass: The Genus Achnatherum (Synonyms: Oryzopsis and Stipa) -

Crested Wheatgrass, Fairway Crested Wheatgrass: Agropyron cristatum (Synonyms: Agropyron cristatiforme, Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum, Agropyron desertorum, Agropyron pectinatum, Agropyron pectiniforme)

Foxtail Grasses: The Genus Alopecurus -

Sweetgrass and Vernalgrass: The Genus Anthoxanthum -

Tall Oatgrass: Arrhenatherum elatius ssp. elatius

Wild Oats: The Genus Avena

American Sloughgrass, Sloughgrass: Beckmannia syzigachne (Synonyms: Beckmannia eruciformis, Beckmannia eruciformis ssp. baicalensis, Beckmannia eruciformis var. uniflora, Beckmannia syzigachne ssp. baicalensis, Beckmannia syzigachne var. uniflora) -

Bromes: The Genus Bromus -

Reedgrasses: The Genus Calamagrostis -

Mat Sandbur, Innocent-weed: Cenchrus longispinus (Synonyms: Cenchrus carolinianus, Cenchrus pauciflorus var. longispinus) -

Dogtail Grasses: The Genus Cynosurus -

Cock's Foot Grass, Orchard-grass: Dactylis glomerata (Synonym: Dactylis glomerata ssp. glomerata)

Oatgrasses: The Genus Danthonia -

Barnyard-grass: The Genus Echinochloa -

Wildrye: The Genus Elymus -

Fescues: The Genus Festuca -

Mannagrass: The Genus Glyceria -

Barleys: The Genus Hordeum -

Prairie Junegrass, Prairie Koeler's Grass: Koeleria macrantha (Synonyms: Koeleria cristata, Koeleria cristata var. longifolia, Koeleria cristata var. pinetorum, Koeleria gracilis, Koeleria nitida, Koeleria pyramidata, Koeleria yukonensis)

Wildrye: The Genus Leymus -

Ryegrasses: The Genus Lolium -

Millet, Panic Grass and Witchgrass: The Genus Panicum -

Canarygrass: The Genus Phalaris -

Timothy: The Genus Phleum -

Bluegrasses: The Genus Poa -

Beardgrass, Bentgrass and Rabbitfoot Grass: The Genus Polypogon -

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)

Scribner's Grass, Scribner-grass: Scribneria bolanderi -

Cereal Rye, Cultivated Rye, Rye, Winter Rye: Secale cereale (Synonyms: Secale montanum, Secale strictum, Triticum cereale) -

Medusa-head, Medusahead Wildrye: Taeniatherum caput-medusae (Synonyms: Elymus caput-medusae, Taeniatherum asperum, Taeniatherum crinitum var. caput-medusae)

North Africa Grass, Ventenata, Voodoo Grass: Ventenata dubia (Synonyms: Avena dubia, Ventenata avenacea)

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