Taxon  Report   150 
Agrostis idahoensis  Nash
Colonial bentgrass,  Idaho bentgrass
Agrostis idahoensis
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Agrostis idahoensis
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Agrostis idahoensis
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Agrostis idahoensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Agrostis idahoensis
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Agrostis
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Agrostis borealis var. recta
PLANTS: Agrostis clavata
PLANTS: Agrostis filicumis
TJM2: Agrostis tenuis
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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