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Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Hair Grass

Aira brevifolia



First Noted by Expedition
June 10, 1806, on the Weippe Prairie, Idaho.
 

Description
A thin, delicate grass. Flower: hairlike, bronze to purple, on the upper part of the stem. Leaves straight and wiry, in large tufts on the ground. Height: 1-2.5 in (2.5-6.3 cm).
 

Habitat
Sandy soil, on roadsides and in meadows, in mostly sunny areas.
 

Range
Throughout the United States.
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