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Last updated 5/21/2009 by David Giblin.
Danthonia decumbens (L.) DC.[FNA25, HC2]
common heath-grass, mountain heath-grass

Publication: Fl. Franç. (ed. 3) 3: 33. 1805.

Origin: Introduced from Europe

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA25: "Danthonia decumbens grows throughout most of Europe, the Caucasus, and northern Turkey, and is now established on the west and east coasts of North America. It grows in heath lands, sandy or rocky meadows, clearings, and sometimes along roadsides. The species is sometimes placed in the monotypic genus Sieglingia, as Sieglingia decumbens (L.) Bernh."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Festuca decumbens L.
Sieglingia decumbens (L.) Bernh.[HC]