Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1493, Achnatherum robustum  
 

 

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  Poaceae Achnatherum robustum
Photographed 5 January 2017.

Coll. No. 1493, 13 Jul 2016, characters observed: Perennial grass, to 1.3 m., non-rhizomatous bunch grass; Leaves, sheath open, ligule membraneous, tuft of hairs abaxially, blade flat, upper 15 cm.; Inflorescence, panicle, 30 cm. × 2.5 cm.; Spikelets, 1 per node; Florets, 1 per spikelet, bisexual; Glumes, #2, lower, 8 mm. + awn 2.5 mm., veins, #3, thin, upper, ±similar; Disarticulation, above the glumes; Callus, sharp, 0.2 mm.; Lemma, enclosing grain, 6 mm. + awn 26 mm., twisted, short (0.1 mm.) hairy, color tan, tuft of hairs at base, middle sparse hairy, tuft of hairs at tip, lengths ±similar; Palea, 4 mm., hairy; Anthers, #3.

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