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27b. Poa smirnowii subsp. smirnowii

史米诺早熟禾(原亚种) shi mi nuo zao shu he (yuan ya zhong)

Poa arctica R. Brown subsp. smirnowii (Roshevitz) Malyschev.

Culms (1–)2–5 per clump, (15–)24–40(–55) cm tall. Leaf blade 3–5 cm × 3–4 mm, of tillers 5–15 cm. Panicle open, lax, 5–8 × 3.5–5 cm; branches spreading, longest 2.5–4.5 cm. Callus hairs dense. Fl. and fr. Jul–Aug. 2n = 42, 70.

Alpine shady grassy areas, open gravelly slopes, riversides; 2000–2600 m. Xinjiang (Altay Shan, Tian Shan) [N Mongolia, Russia (C and E Siberia)].

This subspecies differs from subsp. mariae mainly by its more tufted habit, greater height, and broader panicles.


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