United States, Wisconsin, Dane, Hauser Road Prairie, a TPE property S of Hauser Rd. midway between (E of) Madigan Rd. & (W of) Schumacher Rd., 2.6 mi. (airline distance) due N of Village of Waunakee.
43.234722° N, 89.441389° W; T09N R09E sec29 NE4;
Weedy dry prairie just below crest of treeless W-facing slope; Poa pratensis-1 dom., Bromus inermis-2 dom., with Achillea millefolium, Anemone cylindrica, Prunus serotina sprouts (from fire-killed saplings), Solidago speciosa, Symphyotrichum ericoides, & Trifolium pratense. Small branching dichanthelium (coll. No. 15778) with very small lvs & spklts embedded within base of same clump = D. praecocius "autumnal" phase (or a second sp.?).
Clumps with 6 to 85 flring culms each. Abundant farther SW along ridge top.