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POVERTY GRASS, OATGRASS
A. A. Reznicek
Chiefly in sandy or rocky, ± open ground, including aspen, oak, and pine savannas on plains or dunes; particularly common on jack pine plains, where it may form a solid carpet after disturbance, also abundant along sandy roadsides; occasionally found in marshy or boggy places.
A distinctive grass vegetatively, with ± strongly curled lower leaves and a prominent tuft of white hairs on each side of the summit of the sheath, but an extremely variable species in pubescence and size of structures.