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Habit: Annual. Stem: generally prostrate to ascending, less often erect. Leaf: basal and cauline; sheath glabrous, upper often inflated; blade flat or folded, glabrous or minutely scabrous. Inflorescence: raceme-like or panicle-like, contracted, 1-sided, often partially enclosed in upper leaf sheath(s). Spikelet: bisexual, sessile or short-stalked, axis breaking tardily and irregularly; glumes unequal, florets 2--7; lemma prominently 5--9-veined; palea < lemma.
Species In Genus: 2 species: Eurasia. Etymology: (Greek: hard grass, from leathery glumes and lemmas)
eFlora Treatment Author: David M. Brandenburg
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Schismus barbatus
Next taxon: Sclerochloa dura
Citation for this treatment: David M. Brandenburg 2017. Sclerochloa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11168, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.