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Needle and Thread Grass

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Another grass growing interspersed with the Indian ricegrass (Oryzopsis hymenoides)   that I mentioned in my last post is needle and thread grass (Stipa comata). Both these grasses were photographed along California Highway 139 near the Oregon border. Needle and … Continue reading

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Western Needlegrass

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Leonard loves grasses! Since he is so wonderful about patiently waiting while I chase after my latest flower or bird, it is time to reward him with a grass post. The stipas are a group of perennial grasses that grow in … Continue reading

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Rabbitfoot Grass

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While walking along Rock Creek (Shasta County CA) Leonard pointed out some rabbitfoot grass (Polypogon monspeliensis) growing near a seep. (Leonard loves grasses and always makes certain I notice them.) Rabbitfoot grass is an annual native to Eurasia and Africa that has … Continue reading

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