Grasses Found at Whitman Mission
Great Basin Wildrye (Leymus cinereus)
Reed Canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea)
Park Handout: Grasses and Grasslike Plants Within Whitman Mission
Herbarium species list. Generated by computer, January 2007. Herbarium, Whitman Mission National Historic Site.
Personal communication with Roger Trick, Chief of Resource Management, Whitman Mission National Historic Site.
USDA, NRCS. 2007. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 22 January 2007). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Whitman Mission National Historic Site: General Management Plan, September 2000. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Did You Know?
On her 29th birthday Narcissa gave birth to a daughter, Alice Clarissa. The Cayuse called her “Cayuse Te-mi” (Cayuse girl) because she was born on Cayuse land. Some historians see her as a potential bridge between the two cultures. Unfortunately Alice Clarissa drowned when she was 2 years old.