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Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) Á. Löve
bluebunch wheatgrass

General Information
Symbol: PSSP6
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: AK   N
L48   N
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Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Loren St. John. Provided by USDA NRCS Aberdeen PMC (IDPMC). Goldar. United States, ID. Usage Requirements.

Sheri Hagwood. USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM). United States, ID, Bureau of Land Management Jarbidge Resource Area. February 7, 2007. Usage Requirements.




Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Pseudoroegneria (Nevski) Á. Löve – wheatgrass
Species Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) Á. Löve – bluebunch wheatgrass

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Pseudoroegneria spicata. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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