Latin name: Deschampsia elongata (Hook.) Munro
  Pronunciation:
deh-SHOMP-see-a ee-long-GAY-ta

  Common name: Slender hairgrass
  Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  Habitat: Wet places, meadows, shaded slopes to
  10,000', California Floristic Province

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Deschampsia
  2) elongata
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