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Diplachne fusca
clustered salt-grassprangletop, loose-flowered sprangletop

Distribution: Occurring in a few scattered locations chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.

Habitat: Disturbed areas at low elevations.

Flowers: August-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Diplachne fusca (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Leptochloa fusca (L.) Kunth
ssp. fascicularis – bearded sprangletop    Uncommon in scattered locations along the southern border of Washington; widely distributed throughout much of North America.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Diplachne fusca in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Diplachne fusca checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Diplachne fusca atlas page.

CalPhotos: Diplachne fusca photos.

USDA Plants: Diplachne fusca information.

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