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Weeping Alkaligrass (Puccinellia distans)

  • Weeping Alkaligrass (Puccinellia Distans) http://www.sagebud.com/weeping-alkaligrass-puccinellia-distans
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Deutschlands Flora in Abbldungen. | License: PD Old
  • Weeping Alkaligrass (Puccinellia Distans) http://www.sagebud.com/weeping-alkaligrass-puccinellia-distans
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 07:20, 11 July 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Weeping Alkaligrass (Puccinellia Distans) http://www.sagebud.com/weeping-alkaligrass-puccinellia-distans
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 07:23, 11 July 2006 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Weeping Alkaligrass (Puccinellia Distans) http://www.sagebud.com/weeping-alkaligrass-puccinellia-distans
    Credit: Panek | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0 GFDL
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Puccinellia Distans, or more commonly know as Weeping Alkaligrass, is a graminoid of the genus Puccinellia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Puccinellia Distans or Weeping Alkaligrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Puccinellia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (NI) AK (NI) CAN (I) GL (I) SPM (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL) 4(FACW) 5(OBL) 7(NI) 8(OBL) 9(FACW+) 0(OBL) A(FACW)




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