Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1061, Echinochloa muricata var. microstachya  


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  Poaceae Echinochloa muricata microstachya
Photographed 6 June 2015.

Coll. No. 1061, 28 Aug 2014, characters observed: Annual grass, to 80 cm.; Roots, fibrous; Leaves, blade and sheath differentiated; Blades, soft; Sheath, open; Ligule, absent Blade, flat, glabrous, margins scabrous; Inflorescence, 1 per stem, to 8 cm., 5-8 branches, branches 15-45 mm.; Rachis, winged; Spikelets, similar, borne singly, 3 mm. × 1.6 mm. wide, margins, short hairy; Glumes, lower absent, upper, 1.0-1.5 mm., margin barely ciliate; Lemma, 3 mm., >. glumes, ovate, margin hairy, tip, acute, not withering, not differentiated from the body, awn 0-1.8 mm., sterile lemma hairs slightly pustulate; Fruit, greenish-yellow.

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