Common names: Common windgrass Loose silkybent
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24. Treatment on page 789.
Culms 20-80(120) cm, stout, usually with several shoots, sparingly branched; internodes shorter or longer than the sheaths. Sheaths often purplish; ligules 3-6(12) mm; blades usually 6-16(25) cm long, 2-5(10) mm wide, flat. Panicles (5)10-35 cm long, (2)3-15 cm wide, usually open, pyramidal; branches spreading, naked at the base for 5+ mm, with spikelets usually borne towards the distal ends; pedicels 1-3 mm. Spikelets 2.4-3.2 mm, often purplish; rachillas prolonged for about 0.5 mm. Lower glumes 1.5-2.5 mm; upper glumes 2.4-3.2 mm; lemmas 1.6-3 mm, folded, scabridulous above midlength, awned, awns 5-12 mm; anthers 1-2 mm, greenish to yellowish, often purple-tinged. Caryopses 1-1.5 mm. 2n = 14.
No lower taxa listed.
Facts about "Apera spica-venti"
|Author||Kelly W. Allred +|
|Common name||Common windgrass + and Loose silkybent +|
|Distribution||Conn. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, Wash. +, Del. +, D.C +, Wis. +, Wyo. +, N.Mex. +, Pacific Islands (Hawaii) +, Ohio +, Pa. +, B.C. +, Ont. +, Mass. +, Maine +, Nev. +, Colo. +, Md. +, Calif. +, Oreg. +, Vt. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Ariz. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Mo. +, Mich. + and Ky. +|
|Source xml||https://firstname.lastname@example.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/8f726806613d60c220dc4493de13607dd3150896/coarse grained fna xml/V24/V24 1125.xml +|
|Taxon family||Poaceae +|
|Taxon name||Apera spica-venti +|
|Taxon parent||Apera +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 24 +|