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Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)
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Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)

General: Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha) is a tall, spindly, upright grass that grows in individual clumps (bunches) in the deserts around Las Vegas. In the flowerhead, all of the individual flowers pack tightly around the stem.

Junegrass is an uncommon component of vegetation associations in the Upper Sonoran (Mojave Desert Scrub) life zone.

Family: Grass (Poaceae).

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Plant Form: Perennial grass. Grows in bunches.

Height: About 2 feet.

Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha) Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)
Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha) Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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