|This grassland typically
occupies the steeper middle and upper slopes of hills and ridges at aspects
ranging from southeast to southwest. Stands are found within the lower
to mid-elevations, and on thin soils consisting of Pikes Peak granite
Image courtesy of - Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950.
Text courtesy of the USGS