Etymology: Avenella: like Avena which is Latin for "oats"
Plants: perennial grass
Conservation Status: Native
Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 8 Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc.