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Key to Bolboschoenus

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1. Stigmas 2; fruit 2-sided, tightly attached bristles 0 ..... B. maritimus subsp. paludosus

1' Stigmas generally 3; fruit generally 3-sided, tightly attached bristles 0–6

2. Flower bract awn base ± 0.5 mm wide; anthers orange; fruit floating on water, tightly attached bristles 0 ..... B. robustus

2' Flower bract awn base 0.2–0.3 mm wide; anthers yellow; fruit sinking in water, tightly attached bristles 3–6

3. Widest leaf blade >= 7 mm wide; spikelet 6–10 mm wide; leaf sheath tip papery, veined; fruit 3.8–5.5 mm, as deep as wide, mucro 0.2–0.8 mm ..... B. fluviatilis

3' Widest leaf blade < 7 mm wide; spikelet 3–5 mm wide; leaf sheath tip with triangular, membranous, veinless area; fruit 2.5–3.3 mm, shallower than wide, mucro <= 0.1 mm ..... B. glaucus


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