Achnatherum hymenoides

A common grass in lower elevation grassland, especially in northern New Mexico. The seeds are edible and good even raw. It is the state grass of both Nevada and Utah.

Plant habit at Hidden Valley near Moab, 6/17/06.

Inflorescences at Hidden Valley, 6/17/06.

Closer view of spikelets at Hidden Valley, 6/17/06.

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