Panicle branches 1-20, persistent, with 6-130 spikelets, terminating in a point or spikelet; spikelets usually dense and pectinate on the branches; disarticulation above the glumes.

Selected References

None.

"decumbent" is not a number.

1 +  and 3 +
J.K. Wipff +
(Desv.) A. Gray +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
well-developed +
keeled +  and rounded +
pseudopetiolate +  and branching +
not fused +
intravaginal +, extravaginal +, branching +  and basal +
swelling +
membranous +
not pseudopetiolate +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
usually linear +  and lanceolate occasionally ovate +
subdigitate +  and digitate +
75 cm750 mm <br />0.75 m <br /> (?) +
spikelike +
not woody +
triangular +  and dome--shaped +
sometimes longer +
membranous +
ascending +  and erect +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
not woody +
Conn. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, W.Va. +, Mich. +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, Ont. +, Sask. +, D.C +, Wis. +, Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Pacific Islands (Hawaii) +, Idaho +, Oreg. +, Fla. +, Wyo. +, Tex. +, La. +, Md. +, Maine +, Miss. +, S.C. +, N.C. +, Nebr. +, Tenn. +, Pa. +, Mass. +, Ala. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, Minn. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, S.Dak. +, Utah +, Mont. +, Va. +, Colo. +, Calif. +, Puerto Rico +, Virgin Islands +, Kans. +, Okla. +, Ark. +, Iowa +, Nev. +, Wash. +  and Mo. +
not waisted +
capillary +
pistillate +  and staminate +
4-lobed +  and trilobed +
sometimes longer +
1 +  and 2 +
bisexual +  and fertile +
round +  and compressed +
reduced +
shorter or longer +
subtending +
both +  and 1 +
acuminate +  and acute +
subequal +  and unequal +
uncinate +
paniculate +  and racemose +
hollow +  and solid +
not absent +
5-veined +, 7-13-veined +  and 1-3-veined +
sometimes longer +
membranous +
inconspicuous +
concealed +  and prominent +
2 +  and 1 +
dry +  and fleshy +
spikelike +
elongate +
flabellate +
sessile +  and subsessile +
6 +  and 130 +
pectinate +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
compound +  and simple +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
Gramineae +
Bouteloua subg. Chondrosum +
Bouteloua +
subgenus +
membranous +
7 +  and 13 +
extended +
rhizomatous +  and stoloniferous +
perennial +  and annual +
plant +  and cespitose +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +