Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 992, Stipa comata var. comata  


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  Poaceae Stipa comata comata
Photographed 20 Jun 2013.

Long, long, straight awns catching the sun and waving in the breeze.

Coll. No. 992, 20 June 2013, characters observed while keying: Perennial, to 1 m.; Ligule, membraneous, 4 mm.; Spikelets, florets, 1; Glumes, 2, 28–30 mm., ±equal; veins 5, glabrous; Floret, callus 3 mm.; Lemma, 10 mm., hardened at maturity, margins overlapping and enclosing grain, Awn 1, 146 mm., wavy in age, proximally short (<1 mm.) straight hairy.

Article records that use this photograph:

  • Inyo Forest Road 01S91 “Old Stationhouse Road,” Mono County, California: 71000.
  • Checklist Flora of Native and Naturalized Vascular Plants of Golden and Vicinity, Jefferson County, Colorado: Hesperostipa comata.
  • Field Notes: Coll. No. 992.

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