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Last updated 8/26/2009 by David Giblin.
Trisetum canescens Buckley[FNA24, HC, HC2]
tall false oat

Publication: Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 14: 100. 1862.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Trisetum canescens grows at or near stream banks, and in forest margins or interiors, in moist to dry areas in the western Flora region. It is especially abundant in ponderosa pine stands and spruce-fir forests. The vestiture of different parts varies throughout the range of the species. Plants from California with conspicuously interrupted panicles have been called Trisetum cernuum var. projectum (Louis-Marie) Beetle."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Trisetum cernuum Trin. ssp. canescens (Buckley) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Trisetum cernuum Trin. var. canescens (Buckley) Beal
Trisetum cernuum Trin. var. projectum (Louis-Marie) Beetle
Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt. var. projectum (Louis-Marie) J.T. Howell