Occurrence ID (GUID):
Taxon:Festuca brachyphylla J.A. Schultes ex J.A. & J.H. Schultes Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F.
Grasses of Colorado (Shaw 2008)
Williams, Charles F.
Verbatim Date: 2014-9-3
United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Gothic. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Mount Dorothy summit area.
39.005865 -106.974793 +-100m. WGS 84
meters Verbatim Elevation:
Very rocky with little soil (mostly in cracks and at base of large rocks).
Most plants finished flowering/fruiting. Sedges (1 common species collected) and several small grasses (collected). Also common: Saxifraga austromontana (few still in bloom - collected), Polemonium viscosum (in fruit); Phacelia sericea (in fruit), Smelowskia (in fruit); several species of Erigeron (vegetative and in fruit); and Silene acaulis (veg. and in fruit).
Non-rhizomatous. Very short plants with narrow leaves. Glumes < lemmas. 2-3 florets/spikelet.