Etymology: Pascopyrum: Latin pasco for "pasture" and Greek pyros for "grain"
Plants: perennial grass
Floristic Rating: Wetland Indicator = FACU+ USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Grasses of Iowa: Detailed photographs, descriptions, maps Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food
Alberta Government: "The identification of certain native and naturalized grasses by their vegetative characters", S.E. Clarke, J.A. Campbell and W. Shevkenek. 1950.
(Publication no. 762 ; Technical bulletin no. 50). Drawings, descriptions.