An introduced Asian grass often used for erosion control on recently-burned sites.
Distinguished from similar species in the genus Leymus by having an inflorescence
that shatters at maturity, whereas inflorescences of Leymus remain intact after the
spikelets have fallen.
Plant habit on Capitan Peak, 7/4/06.
Spikelets on Capitan Peak, 7/4/06.
Inflorescences on Capitan Peak, 7/4/06.
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