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Plant Profile  
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Common Name: Western Wheatgrass

Species Name: Pascopyron smithii

Plant Type: Grasses & Grass-like

Family Name: Poaceae, Grass Family

Tribe: Triticeae, Wheat Tribe





Plant Facts  
Origin Native
Duration Perennial
Season Cool
Distribution in the U.S. Throughout the country other than the southeastern coastal states
Distribution in Oklahoma Western half of the state



ID Characteristics



Soil Type Moist clay, loam and sand
Habitat Prairies, swales, borrow ditches and right-of-ways
Successional Stage Mid to late


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