[Dogtail Grasses West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bristly Dogtail, Bristly Dog's-tail Grass, Hedgehog Dogtail

Cynosurus echinatus

Inflorescence of Bristly Dogtail, Bristly Dog's-tail Grass, Hedgehog Dogtail: Cynosurus echinatus

Close-up of the bristly inflorescence of bristly dogtail as seen on Bayocean Spit, Tillamook County, OR.........June 13, 2010.

Close-up of the ligule of Bristly Dogtail, Bristly Dog's-tail Grass, Hedgehog Dogtail: Cynosurus echinatus

Close-up of the ligule (junction of leaf to stem) of bristly dogtail as seen on Bayocean Spit, Tillamook County, OR........June 13, 2010.

Bristly Dogtail, Bristly Dog's-tail Grass, Hedgehog Dogtail: Cynosurus echinatus - Bristly Dogtail, Bristly Dog's-tail Grass, Hedgehog Dogtail: Cynosurus echinatus

Close-up images of the inflorescence of bristly dogtail as seen on Bay Ocean Spit, Tillamok County, OR.........June 19, 2014.

Dried inflorescence of Bristly Dogtail, Bristly Dog's-tail Grass, Hedgehog Dogtail: Cynosurus echinatus - Dried remains of Bristly Dogtail, Bristly Dog's-tail Grass, Hedgehog Dogtail: Cynosurus echinatus

Dried remains of the previous year's bristly dogtail as seen on Upper Table Rock outside Medford, OR.........early April, 2009.

Paul Slichter