Deschampsia elongata (Hook.) Munro
FamilyGramineae — APG family: Poaceae
SynonymsAira elongata Hook.
DescriptionPerennial, densely tufted culm up to 60 cm tall, basal leaves filiform, culm leaves flat, 1-1.5 mm broad; panicle long, narrow, with appressed, capillary branches; glumes equaling or slightly exceeding the florets; lemma smooth, shining, with a geniculate awn up to 4 mm long, and pilose base.
EcologyWet places. Found at inhabited places only, thus doubtless introduced into our area.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.