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Lemmon's Alkali Grass
Puccinellia lemmonii
  
About Lemmon's Alkali Grass (Puccinellia lemmonii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Puccinellia lemmonii is a species of grass known by the common name Lemmon's alkaligrass. It is native to western North America, particularly the northwestern United States, where it grows in moist, saline soils. It is a perennial bunchgrass forming clumps of stems up to 40 centimeters in maximum height with narrow, almost hairlike leaves located around the bases. The inflorescence is a spreading array of a few branches containing rough-haired spikelets.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Grasses

Size
Size
1.3 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Brown

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 3.0" - 37.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.19" - 2.30", Coldest Month: 27.0" - 53.9", Hottest Month: 51.2" - 86.1", Humidity: 0.75" - 42.75", Elevation: 92" - 8989"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Lemmon's Alkaligrass


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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