Dichanthelium acuminatum

A panicoid of moist, rocky areas. The growth form is distinctive; the plant produces a basal rosette of wide leaves in the winter, and tall stems of narrow leaves in the summer.

Inflorescences at Negro Bill Canyon, near Moab, 6/16/06.

Spikelets at Negro Bill Canyon, 6/16/06.

Plant habit in the Guadalupe Mts. at Sitting Bull Falls, 3/20/06.

Sheath and base of blade at Negro Bill Canyon, 6/16/06.

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