Piptatheropsis canadensis (Poir.) Romasch., P. M. Peterson & Soreng
Common Name: CANADIAN RICE-GRASS
Synonym: Oryzopsis canadensis, Piptatherum canadense
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass
Status: T

Oryzopsis canadensis of Michigan Flora.

A northern species, often common north of Lake Superior, ranging south locally in sandy dry open ground with jack pine and white spruce.

Romaschenko et al. (2011) provide the rational for segregating Piptatheropsis

Locations

Alger County
Baraga County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Kalkaska County
Marquette County
Schoolcraft County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 14, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2185.