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Key to families | Table of families and genera
1. Sheaths papillate-hairy; spikelets 1–3 mm; lemma back keeled; florets 2–4 ..... L. panicea subsp. brachiata
1' Sheaths glabrous or scabrous; spikelets 4–12 mm; lemma back rounded; florets generally 5–12
2. Perennial herb; stem internodes solid; cleistogamous spikelets often present in lower sheaths ..... L. dubia
2' Annual; stem internodes hollow; cleistogamous spikelets 0
3. Lemma awnless or mucronate ..... L. fusca subsp. uninervia
3' Lemma awn 0.5–3(5) mm
4. Florets ± white; lower glume 2–3 mm, lanceolate; lemma lanceolate ..... L. fusca subsp. fascicularis
4' Florets ± red; lower glume < 2 mm, triangular; lemma ovate ..... L. viscida
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