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Last updated 5/20/2009 by David Giblin.
Corynephorus canescens (L.) P. Beauv.[FNA24, HC, HC2]
gray club-awn grass

Publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 90, 149, 159. 1812.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Corynephorus canescens is native to Europe. It grows on coastal sand dunes and inland on sandy soils, as well as in disturbed areas such as waste ground and ballast dumps. It has been recorded from scattered locations in North America, but its current status in these locations is not known. Douglas et al. (1994) reported that it no longer occurred in British Columbia, but it was later found near the original collection site (Lomer 94-256; UBC 209521)."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Aira canescens L.