Deschampsia
hairgrass
3 species
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Deschampsia cespitosabering hair grass, Pacific hair grass, tufted hair grass, Beringian hairgrass, tufted hairgrass
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.
Habitat: From coastal marshes and moist prairies to alpine ridges, talus slopes, mountain meadows, and moist areas in the mountains in general.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
Deschampsia danthonioidesannual hair grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: Late May - July
Deschampsia elongataslender hair grass
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Alberta, Montana and New Mexico.
Habitat: Moist sandy or gravelly banks and slopes, and borders of streams and lakes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-July