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Key to Chloris

View taxon page for Chloris

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

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

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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