Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 890, Muhlenbergia richardsonis  
 

 

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  Poaceae Muhlenbergia richardsonis
Scanned 19 August 2013.

Coll. No. 891, 23 August 2013, characters observed while keying: Perennial, to 15 cm, terrestrial, spreading by scaly rhizomes; Stem, nodes green; Leaf, sheath and blade differentiated, ligule membraneous, 1 mm; Inflorescence, exceeding upper leaves, 3 mm wide, axis partially hidden by branches and spikelets, not extended above spikelets; Spikelets, many in a well-developed inflorescence, attached to 1░ and 2░ branches, not subtended by bristles or long silky hairs, all spikelets similar, 1- flowered, laterally compressed, breaking apart above glumes; Glumes, 2, 1 mm, ▒Żlemma, equal, not: keeled, ciliate keeled, winged, or tapered to points; Lemma, glabrous, veins 1 obvious + 2 faint, not hardened, awns 0; Palea, well-developed.

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