Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1979, Glyceria elata  


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  Poaceae Glyceria elata
Photographed 12 January 2019.

Coll. No. 1979, 13 July 2018, characters observed: Perennial grass, to 1.35 m., rhizomatous; Stem, herbaceous; Leaves, sheath, 13 cm., closed at least ⅔, ligule, membranous, auricles, absent, blade, 30 cm. × 4.5 mm. wide, flat; Inflorescence, 1 per culm, >leaves, open panicle, 30 cm. × 25 cm. wide,; Spikelets, many, 5.5 mm. × 2 mm. wide, similar, borne singly, stalked, pedicels, 2-9 mm.; Compression, unremarkable; Disarticulation, between florets; Glumes, lower, 1.6 mm., veins, #1, upper, 2 mm., <lowest floret, veins, #1, membranous, awns, absent, tip, erose; Florets, 4-5 per spikelet; Lemma, 2.5 mm., >glumes, ovate, membranous, rolled, glabrous, veins, #7, prominent, parallel; Palea, 2 mm., <lemma; Cypsela, 1.4 mm. × 0.7 mm. wide, brown.

See also Tim Hogan, Coll No. 2210, 1993-07-09, Lippencot Property, Bull Gulch east of railroad tracks, RM734389 and COLO453586.

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