Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. orientalis Hult.
FamilyGramineae — APG family: Poaceae
SynonymsDeschampsia komarovii Vassiljev, Aira sukatschewii Popl., Deschampsia sukatschewii (Popl.) Roshev., Deschampsia hudsonica Abbe.
DescriptionSimilar to subsp. caespitosa, but of lower growth, yellowish-green; panicle branch- es stouter, scales firmer.
EcologyRiverbanks, meadows, shores. Range incompletely known.
Transitions to subsp. caespitosa occur along southern border of range; subsp. orientalis can be regarded as an arctic race of that plant.
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.