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Grass Family (Poaceae). Hairy grama is a native, warm season, perennial grass. The height is between 10 and 20 inches. The leaf blade is flat or slightly rolled; narrow; mostly basal; margins hairy. The leaf sheath is rounded; smooth; shorter than internodes. The seedhead is 1 to 4 spikes, purplish before maturity, about 1 inch long; rachis extends beyond spikelets.

Distribution: For current distribution, please consult the Plant Profile page for this species on the PLANTS Web site.


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USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center

Source: USDA NRCS PLANTS Database

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