Jepson eFlora
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Key to Chloris

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1. Inflorescence branches in 2–4 separate whorls, spreading ..... C. verticillata

1' Inflorescence branches digitate, branches 4–30, ± erect

2. Annual ..... C. virgata

2' Perennial herb, generally from stolons

3. Leaf blades 25–50 cm, 3–9 mm wide; upper florets generally (1)2–4, sterile or staminate; spikelets light brown to brown-orange ..... C. gayana

3' Leaf blades 5–20 cm, 2–3 mm wide; upper florets 1(2), staminate; spikelets dark brown to black ..... C. truncata

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