Bluebunch Wheatgrass

Washington State Grass

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Bluebunch wheatgrass photo © Sarai on Flickr (used by permission).

Official State Grass of Washington

Washington designated bluebunch wheatgrass (Agropyron spicatum) as the official state grass in 1989. All State Grasses & Plants - All State Flowers

Found in eastern Washington, bluebunch wheatgrass was a benefit to Washington's pioneer farmers and continues to play a major role in the state's agriculture industry. Although many Washington state symbols are readily identifiable with the western part of the state, bluebunch wheatgrass is a symbol that's unique to eastern Washington.

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Bluebunch wheatgrass photo by Patrick J. Alexander @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Bluebunch wheatgrass photo by Loren St. John @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database