Page author: David Giblin
Aira caryophyllea var. caryophyllea
silver hairgrass
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Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington and east in the Columbia River Gorge; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Wyoming, also in the southeastern U.S. and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Balds, prairies, meadows, forest openings, roadsides, wastelots, and other open areas at low to middle elevations.

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia and North Africa

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Aira caryophyllea L. var. caryophyllea
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 66. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Aira caryophyllea var. caryophyllea in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Aira caryophyllea var. caryophyllea checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Aira caryophyllea var. caryophyllea atlas page.

CalPhotos: Aira caryophyllea var. caryophyllea photos.

USDA Plants: Aira caryophyllea var. caryophyllea information.

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