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

Medusa-head, Medusahead Wildrye

Taeniatherum caput-medusae

Synonyms: Elymus caput-medusae, Taeniatherum asperum, Taeniatherum crinitum var. caput-medusae

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

Medusa-head as seen at the Agate Desert Preserve northwest of Medford, Oregon.............April 28, 2012.

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

Close-up of the inflorescence of medusa-head as seen at Steptoe Butte State Park in eastern Washington.....................June 22, 2009.

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

Close-up of the inflorescence of medusahead as seen along Old Headquarters Road in the Klickitat State Wildlife Area of south-central Washington......................June 12, 2009.

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


Paul Slichter