Page authors: Don Knoke, David Giblin
Trisetum spicatum
narrow false oat, spike trisetum
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring in the mountainous areas on both sides of the Cascades crest throughout Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, northern Great Plains, further east to the Great Lakes region and eastern North America.

Habitat: Montane forests to alpine slopes in rocky, dry or moist areas.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt.
Publication: Pl. Eur. 1: 59. 1890.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Aira spicata L.
Trisetum montanum Vasey
Trisetum montanum Vasey var. shearii (Scribn.) Louis-Marie
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. ssp. alaskanum (Nash) Hultén
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. ssp. congdonii (Scribn. & Merr.) Hultén
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. ssp. majus (Vasey ex Rydb.) Hultén
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. ssp. molle (Kunth) Piper
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. ssp. montanum (Vasey) W.A. Weber
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. ssp. pilosiglume (Fernald) Hultén
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. alaskanum (Nash) Malte ex Louis-Marie
Trisetum spicatum (L.) Richter var. congdonii (Scribn. & Merr.) A.S. Hitchc.
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. maidenii (Gand.) Fernald
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. majus (Rydb.) Farw.
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. molle (Kunth) Beal
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. pilosiglume Fernald
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. spicatiforme Hultén
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. villosissimum (Lange) Louis-Marie
Trisetum subspicatum (L.) P. Beauv.
Trisetum triflorum (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Trisetum triflorum (Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve ssp. molle (Kunth) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Trisetum villosissimum (Lange) Louis-Marie
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Trisetum spicatum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Trisetum spicatum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Trisetum spicatum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Trisetum spicatum photos.

USDA Plants: Trisetum spicatum information.

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