Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1487, Leymus triticoides  


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  Poaceae Leymus triticoides
Scanned 2 January 2017.

Coll. No. 1487, 6 Jul 2016, characters observed: Perennial, to 90 cm., long scaly rhizomes not found, culms, 1.5 mm. dia., generally glabrous, except lemma minutely scabrous; Leaves, sheath, open, glabrous, ligule, membraneous, 0.8 mm., auricles, very small, blade, involute; Inflorescence, spike-like, 2-sided, 115 mm. × 8 mm. wide; Spikelets, in pairs, sessile; Glumes, #2, awl-like, lower, 8 mm., upper, 10 mm.; Disarticulation, above the glumes, between florets unclear; Florets, #5, + 1 rudimentary at top of rachilla; Lemma (largest), body 14 mm. + awn 2 mm., reduced above, veins 5, minutely scabrous; Palea, 11 mm., enclosing embryo, tip bifid.

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