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Key to Anthoxanthum

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(For a list of species in Anthoxanthum, use the above link.)

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1. Glumes unequal, lower glumes 1-veined, ± 1/2 upper glumes; 2 lower floret awns 3–10 mm

2. Annual; lower sterile lemma awn bent ..... A. aristatum subsp. aristatum

2' Perennial herb; lower sterile lemma awn straight ..... A. odoratum

1' Glumes ± equal, generally 3-veined; 2 lower floret awn 0

3. Upper leaf blades ± spreading; lower lemma hairy, often papillate ..... A. nitens subsp. nitens

3' Upper leaf blades generally stiffly erect; lemma mostly glabrous ..... A. occidentale


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