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|Family: Poaceae (Gramineae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb with long, thick rhizomes. Stem: clumped, stiff, erect. Leaf: basal and cauline, erect; ligule membranous, acute; blade inrolled. Inflorescence: panicle-like. Spikelet: subsessile, laterally compressed, strongly keeled; floret 1; glumes +- > floret, firmly membranous, obtuse to acuminate, lower generally 1-veined, upper 3-veined; callus hairs long, tufted; floret bisexual, breaking above glumes; lemma firmly membranous, 5--7-veined; palea = lemma, membranous.
Species In Genus: 4 species: coastal eastern North America, Europe. Etymology: (Greek: sand loving)
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Alopecurus saccatus
Next taxon: Ammophila arenaria
Citation for this treatment: Dieter H. Wilken 2017. Ammophila, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=10115, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.