Contracted Ricegrass (Achnatherum contractum)


Achnatherum Contractum, or more commonly know as Contracted Ricegrass, is a graminoid of the genus Achnatherum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Achnatherum Contractum or Contracted Ricegrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Achnatherum
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)

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