Dichanthelium sect. Sphaerocarpa
Plants cespitose, with caudices. Basal rosettes well-differentiated; blades large, ovatelanceolate. Culms 15-95 cm, usually nearly erect, sometimes spreading to ascending, glabrous or almost glabrous, slightly fleshy or thickened; fall culms with sparse branching. Cauline leaves 3-7, glabrous or almost glabrous throughout; ligules almost obsolete, usually of hairs shorter than 0.8 mm, sometimes with a minute membranous base; blades firm, thick, margins cartilaginous, bases cordate, ciliate. Spikelets 1-1.8 mm, spherical to broadly obovoid, puberulent or some¬times glabrous. Upper florets blunt or minutely umbonate.
"decumbent" is not a number."elongated" is not a number.