Andropogon glomeratus var. hirsutior

(Hack.) C. Mohr
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 664.

Plants usually oblong in the upper portion, sometimes cylindrical. Culms 1-2 m; internodes not glaucous. Sheaths scabrous; ligules ciliate or not, cilia to 0.3 mm; blades green, usually pubescent. Subtending sheaths of inflorescence units (2) 2.4-3.1 (4) mm wide; peduncles 2-5 (8) mm; rames usually 1.7-2.8 cm, not exserted at maturity. Keels of lower glumes usually smooth below midlength, scabrous distally; anthers often retained within the spikelets.

Distribution

Va., Okla., Miss., Tex., La., Ark., N.J., Ala., Tenn., Ga., Ky., Fla., Md., N.C., S.C.

Discussion

Andropogon glomeratus var. hirsutior grows in ditches, swales, bogs, flatwoods, and savannahs of the southeastern coastal plain, often forming very large populations in cleared, low ground.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"decumbent" is not a number."elongated" is not a number.

purple +, red +  and yellow +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
anatomy +  and kranz +
Christopher S. Campbell +
(Hack.) C. Mohr +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br />) +
terete +  and flattened +
slender +
keeled +  and rounded +
pseudopetiolate +  and branching +
divergent +  and parallel +
intravaginal +, extravaginal +, branching +  and basal +
swelling +
pseudopetiolate +
non-radiate +  and radiate +
well-developed +
13 cm130 mm <br />0.13 m <br /> (109 cm1,090 mm <br />1.09 m <br />) +
convolute +, folded +, flat +  and linear +
reduced +
2.4mm;3.1mm +
spikelike +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br />) +
much-branched +
purple +  and reddish +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
not woody +
Va. +, Okla. +, Miss. +, Tex. +, La. +, Ark. +, N.J. +, Ala. +, Tenn. +, Ga. +, Ky. +, Fla. +, Md. +, N.C. +  and S.C. +
capillary +
sometimes longer +
concealing +
compressed +  and terete +
shorter or longer +
subtending +
compressed +  and rounded +
unequal +
uncinate +
bracteate +  and ebracteate +
pedunculate +  and multiple-stalked +
2.9 cm29 mm <br />0.029 m <br /> (4.4 cm44 mm <br />0.044 m <br />) +
0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br /> (0.34 cm3.4 mm <br />0.0034 m <br />) +
with inconspicuous veins +  and veined +
fimbriate +  and cupulate +
solid +  and hollow +
photosynthetic +
not aromatic +
coriaceous +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.22 cm2.2 mm <br />0.0022 m <br />) +
membranous +
inconspicuous +
2-9-veined +  and veined +
concave +, flat +  and 2-keeled +
complex +  and simple +
concealed +  and prominent +
sessile-pedicellate +
heterogamous +
not fused +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (?) +
1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br /> (?) +  and 2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br /> (?) +
dry +  and fleshy +
elongate +
pedicellate +  and sessile +
in triplets +  and paired +
well-developed +
usually smaller +  and reduced +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
fused +  and free +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
dome--shaped +  and triangular +
Gramineae +
Andropogon glomeratus var. hirsutior +
Andropogon glomeratus +
variety +
membranous +
sessile-pedicellate +
inconspicuous +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +
dioecious +, monoecious +  and synoecious +
cylindrical +  and oblong +