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Key to Digitaria

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1. Inflorescence panicle-like, branches appressed to ascending; spikelets conspicuously silky-hairy, hairs 1.5–5 mm ..... D. californica var. californica

1' Inflorescence branches ± digitate, spreading; spikelets glabrous or marginal hairs < 1 mm

2. Spikelets generally 3 per node on a branch; lower glume 0 or reduced to a membranous scale or rim ..... D. ischaemum

2' Spikelets generally 2 per node on a branch; lower glume 0.2–0.8 mm

3. Leaf blade generally scabrous on both surfaces, except few swollen-based hairs present at base of adaxial surface; sheath rounded ..... D. ciliaris var. ciliaris

3' Leaf blade generally with swollen-based hairs on both surfaces; sheath keeled ..... D. sanguinalis


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