The plant community is dominated by grasses, primarily prairie sandreed (Calamovilfa longifolia), little bluestem (Schizchyrium scoparium), sand bluestem (Andropogon hallu), switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus), hairy grama (Bouteloua hirsuta), blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), needle and-thread (Stipa comata), and prairie junegrass
(Koeleria pyramidata) (Bragg and Steuter, 1996).
western wheatgrass Pascopyrum smithii, bluebunch wheatgrass Pseudoroegneria spicata, needle-and-thread Hesperostipa comata, Idaho fescue Festuca idahoensis, Sandberg bluegrass Poa secunda and prairie junegrass
Seeds, including blue wild-rye and junegrass
, and plants will be placed where the old trail formerly existed, and in the "trail braids" created by hikers, she said.
In the spring, the fescue and junegrass
turn bluish green.
Under high-wind conditions, tree cover, wind exposure, percent cover of forage species (the 5 main browse species reported as used by deer on the TRMR), Junegrass
(Koeleria macrantha), and Curly Sedge were the top model predictors ([x.
The whole of the Lamar Valley seemed at ease that day, gently animated: Blue bunchgrass and junegrass
and milk vetch trembled in a light breeze.
, Cheatgrass, Downy Chess or Brome; Old-field along S.
Key species selected included western wheatgrass in low-elevation, blue grama and side-oats grama in middle-elevation, and Arizona fescue, blue grama, dropseed, Junegrass
, Kentucky bluegrass, and mountain muhly in high-elevation sites.
Common grasses included western wheatgrass (Pascopyrum smithii), blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), needle and thread (Stipa comata), prairie junegrass
(Koeleria pyramidata) and threadleaf sedge (Carex filifolia).
Smith) Gould], and prairie junegrass
(Koeleria cristata Pers.
Species encountered that were not part of CRP seed mixtures included pasture thistle (Cirsium odoratum), daisy fleabane (Erigeron annuus), yarrow (Achillea millefolium), junegrass
(Koeleria macrantha), milkweed (Asclepias syriaca), and St.
Also noted in lesser amounts were Green Needlegrass (Stipa viridula), Blue Grama (Bouteloua gracilis), Prairie Junegrass
(Koeleria pyramidata), and Prairie Sandreed (Calamovilfa longifolia).