Coefficient of Conservatism:
Coefficient of Wetness:
A. A. Reznicek
Deschampsia flexuosa of Michigan Flora.
Open generally dry sandy or rocky shores, dunes, and plains, usually associated with pine, oak, and aspen; particularly characteristic of jack pine plains and of the lumbered and burned-over sand ridges with Cladonia lichens and scattered pines along Lake Superior from Whitefish Bay west to the Pictured Rocks. Very local in southern Michigan; the Wayne Co. record, from Detroit, is over a century old.
Chiapella (2007) shows that Avenella is a distinct lineage from Deschampsia in the strict sense.