Botany Photo of the Day Nassella laevissima

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Sometimes the common name for a species is straightforward and descriptive. Today’s featured species is (in English) golden hair grass. Although native to Chile and Argentina, there are few (English) references to where precisely it can be found and in what habitat. The original publication of the name (as Piptochaetium laevissimum) refers to Chile’s Colchagua […]

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