Indian Ricegrass (Achnatherum hymenoides)
Indian Ricegrass, Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, Centennial Museum, University of Texas at El Paso. Photograph by Paul Hotchkin.
- Common English Names: Indian Ricegrass
- Common Spanish Names:
- Scientific Name: Achnatherum hymenoides (ack-NAY-thair-rum hi-men-NOID-ees)
- Family: Poaceae (Grass Family)
- Geographic Range: Great Plains to the Pacific and south into Mexico.
- Plant Form: Grass.
- Remarks: Long known as Oryzopsis hymenoides
Last Update: 6 May 2006