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Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: erect. Leaf: generally cauline; sheath glabrous; blade flat, margin scabrous. Inflorescence: panicle-like; branches spreading to ascending. Spikelet: +- sessile to stalked, breaking below glumes, falling as 1 unit; glumes +- equal or lower < upper, lower 1-veined, upper 1--3-veined; floret 1, slightly < or > glumes, bisexual; axis generally prolonged behind palea, short, bristle-like; lemma faintly 3--5-veined, short-awned just below acute tip, or awnless; palea +- < lemma; stamens 1--2.
Species In Genus: 4 species: temperate North America, northern South America, Eurasia. Etymology: (Greek: a grass)
eFlora Treatment Author: David M. Brandenburg
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to CinnaPrevious taxon: Chloris virgata
Next taxon: Cinna bolanderi
Citation for this treatment: David M. Brandenburg 2017. Cinna, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11014, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.