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Habit: Annual. Stem: decumbent to erect, 5--45 cm, branched, glabrous; nodes generally purple. Leaf: sheath 1--6 cm; ligule +- 1.5 mm, membranous; blade flat to +- inrolled, ribbed, upper surface scabrous. Inflorescence: spike-like, 3--18 cm, rigid, cylindric, straight to strongly curved, breaking at nodes; spikelets alternate, 2-ranked, appressed, embedded in axis, falling with axis segment. Spikelet: glumes 2, edge-to-edge or slightly overlapping, 4--7 mm, lanceolate, keel to 1 side near base or obscure, margin translucent, +- enclosing floret, 5-veined; florets 1--2, bisexual; lemma 3.5--5.5 mm, translucent, 3-veined; palea +- = lemma, translucent. Fruit: +- 3.5 mm.
Species In Genus: 5 species: native to Europe. Etymology: (Greek: scales beside, from glume orientation) Note: See Hainardia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas Worley
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to ParapholisPrevious taxon: Panicum urvilleanum
Next taxon: Parapholis incurva
Citation for this treatment: Thomas Worley 2016. Parapholis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11130, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.