Andropogon ternarius var. ternarius

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 655.

Rames sparsely villous; internode hairs about as long as, but not obscuring, the sessile spikelets. Lower glumes of sessile spikelets scabrous, often with 2 conspicuous veins between the keels.

Distribution

Miss., N.J., Ala., Ark., D.C., Del., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Kans., Ky., La., Md., Mo., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va.

Discussion

Andropogon ternarius var. ternarius grows in dry, sandy woods, fields, openings, and roadsides of the southeastern United States and Mexico.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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

0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br />) +
anatomy +  and kranz +
Christopher S. Campbell +
Michx. +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 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 +
glaucous +, glabrous +  and pubescent +
convolute +, folded +, flat +  and linear +
reduced +
1mm;3mm +
spikelike +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
much-branched +
purple +  and reddish +
70 cm700 mm <br />0.7 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +
not woody +
Miss. +, N.J. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, D.C. +, Del. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Mo. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +  and Va. +
capillary +
sometimes longer +
concealing +
compressed +  and terete +
shorter or longer +
subtending +
compressed +  and rounded +
unequal +
uncinate +
bracteate +  and ebracteate +
pedunculate +  and multiple-stalked +
with inconspicuous veins +  and veined +
fimbriate +  and cupulate +
solid +  and hollow +
photosynthetic +
not aromatic +
coriaceous +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 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 /> (?) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +  and 2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
dry +  and fleshy +
elongate +
pilose +, scabrous +  and smooth +
in triplets +  and paired +
well-developed +
usually smaller +  and reduced +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.36 cm3.6 mm <br />0.0036 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
fused +  and free +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
dome--shaped +  and triangular +
Andropogon argenteus +
Andropogon ternarius var. ternarius +
Andropogon ternarius +
variety +
membranous +
sessile-pedicellate +
inconspicuous +
plant +  and cespitose +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +
dioecious +, monoecious +  and synoecious +