Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1453, Hordeum pusillum  
 

 

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  Poaceae Hordeum pusillum
Scanned 17 December 2016.

Coll. No. 1453, 22 June 2016, characters observed: Annual, to 15 cm.; Leaves, sheath, open, 31 mm., ligule, membraneous, 0.7 mm., auricles, ±0; blade, 51 mm.; Inflorescence, dense 2-sided spike, 46 mm. × 5 mm. wide, base inserted in upper leaf sheath; Spikelets, 3 per node, central spikelet, sessile, fertile, 1 floret, lateral spikelets, pedicelled, sterile; Glumes, #2, body 5 mm. + awn 7 mm. = 12 mm., straight. Native. Type collected by Nuttall in 1810 “on the arid and saline plains of the Missouri” (Nuttall, 1818, p. 87-88).

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