Danthonia


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Danthonia

widespread, perennial bunchgrass and a palatable pasture grass. Called also California oatgrass.
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Bouteloua curtipendula, Danthonia spicata, and Schizachyrium
cleistogamy in a natural population of the grass Danthonia spicata.
Jasieniuk and Lechowicz, 1987) and Danthonia spicata (0-94%; Clay,
Danthonia = [12], mostly Festuca-type, but a few species exhibit Andropogon-type (Tateoka, 1962).
Phragmites and Danthonia sister taxa, with Molinia sister of that clade, vs.
Herbaceous dominants included Andropogon virginicus, Danthonia spicata, and Solidago juncea.
Vegetation originally consisted of open savannah woodland, with a grass cover of Themeda, Danthonia, Aristida, and Astrebla species.
Other common species were Danthonia spicata (wild oatgrass), Koelaria macrantha (June grass), and Sorghastrum nutans (Indian grass).
soils, whereas Bromus erectus and Danthonia alpina dominate in the more
robustifolia, Bromus erectus, Koeleria splendens, Danthonia alpina, and
Any of the poas, stipas and danthonias are worthwhile grasses and carex, lomandra and gahnia are good strappy plants or sedges.