Vascular Plants of Wisconsin

Sclerochloa dura (L.) Dura
common hardgrass
Family: Poaceae

native: no
type: grass

plant plant spikelets spikelet

Sclerochloa dura has only been reported from a few Wisconsin locations, but may be overlooked on some sites. The plants lay nearly flat on the ground and often grow with sparse weeds of disturbed, sunny habitats. Most known sites in nearby Michigan are associated with fairgrounds. The plants shown above are from Brown Count, Wisconsin.

known distribution based on vouchers


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