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Key to Danthonia

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

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1. Lemma awnless ..... [D. decumbens]

1' Lemma awned

2. Upper leaf blades abruptly spreading to reflexed; lower inflorescence branches flexible, ± divergent to reflexed ..... D. californica

2' Upper leaf blades ascending; lower inflorescence branches or stalks stiff, erect

3. Spikelets generally 5–10 per inflorescence; lemma (except awns) 3–6 mm; leaves generally glabrous, not papillate ..... D. intermedia subsp. intermedia

3' Spikelets 1(2–3) per inflorescence; lemma (except awns) 5.5–11 mm; leaves generally densely hairy, hairs papillate at base or leaf surface papillate only ..... D. unispicata


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