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Shining Alkaligrass (Puccinellia lucida)


Puccinellia Lucida, or more commonly know as Shining Alkaligrass, is a graminoid of the genus Puccinellia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Puccinellia Lucida or Shining Alkaligrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Oregon and Washington.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Puccinellia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 9(OBL) 0(FACW*) A(OBL)

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