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Phleum L., Sp. Pl. 1: 59-60. 1753.


Phleum alpinum

Credit: cs kuoh

Annual or perennial. Panicle spiciform, cylindrical to capitate. Spikelets with or without rhachilla extension, falling entire; glumes equal, longer than and enclosing floret, membranous, not connate, strongly keeled this often ciliate, truncate to acute, with stout mucro ro short stiff awn; lemma membranous, 3-7-nerved, keeled, truncate to subacute, awnless or mucronate.

North temperate zone and South America.

Species 15. Meadows and dry grasslands.

Lower Taxon


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