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Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenburg. Ticklegrass, Small Bentgrass, Hairgrass. Phen: Mar-Jul. Hab: Moist to dry fields, meadows, and roadsides, sometimes also in barrens or thin soils over outcrops. Dist: ME west to WI, south to FL and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, ETx1, F, FlGr, FNA24, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, WV, Tucker (1996); = Agrostis hiemalis – GW1, HC, orthographic variant; = Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. var. hyemalis – C, G, Mo1; < Agrostis hiemalis – NcTx, S, W, orthographic variant; < Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. – RAB, S13, Tat; ~ Trichodium laxiflorum Muhl.

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FACW
  • Midwest: FAC
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily: 9

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