Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1126, Poa fendleriana ssp. fendleriana  


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  Poaceae Poa fendleriana fendleriana
Scanned 29 September 2015.

Coll. No. 1126, 1 June 2015, characters observed: Perennial grass, of shady dry places, to 40 cm., not rhizomatous; Leaves, sheath, open ½, ligule, membraneous, ±1 mm., auricles 0, blade, soft, short and rolled distally; Inflorescence, panicle, 3°-4° branches, somewhat contracted, i.e., not broad, branches sparsely scabrous; Pedicels, 1.5-2.5 mm., short ascending hairs; Spikelets, 1 per node; Compression lateral; Glumes, 2, lower, 3 mm., <lowest lemma, upper, 4 mm., Florets, 5-6, lowest 1-3 pistillate, upper undetermined but no evidence of stamens; Callus glabrous; Rachilla, extends beyond upper floret; Lemma, 4 mm., keeled, veins 5, tip obtuse, awns 0, wavy hairs proximal half of keels and margins; Palea, 2.3 mm., transparent, keels green and hairy.

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