Spike Trisetum

Spike Trisetum
Trisetum spicatum

Family: Grass (Poaceae)
Photo taken on: July 20, 2011
Location: Cottonwood Pass, CO
Life Zones: Montane to alpine
Habitat: Gravelly slopes, meadows

Grows to 2ft in clumps with stiff leaves. The flowers are in spike-like clusters and can be purplish, bronze or silvery.

Grasses, Sedges & Rushes