E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Piptatherum canadense (Poiret) Dorn
Canada Ryegrass (Canada mountain-ricegrass)
Poaceae (Grass family)

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Ecology

Ecological Framework for Piptatherum canadense

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class

Minimum

Average

Maximum

Elevation (metres) 1480 1480 1480
Slope Gradient (%) 1 1 1
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
90 90 90
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
4 4 4
Modal Nutrient Regime
Class
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
1
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in:

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Oryzopsis canadensis (Poir.) Torr.
Stipa canadensis Poir.

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