Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima

(E. Fourn.) Reeder
Synonyms: Eragrostis tephrosanthos Eragrostis arida
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 83.

Pedicels widely divergent, usually spreading 20-60° from the branches. Anthers 0.2-0.4 mm.

Distribution

Ont., Ill., Ohio, Utah, Colo., N.Mex., Tex., La., Calif., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Mich., Ala., Kans., N.Y., Ark., Miss., Ariz., Fla., Mo.

Discussion

Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima grows in the southern United States, from Texas to Florida, and south through the lowland tropics to Brazil. It usually flowers from July-November in the Flora region.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"decumbent" is not a number.

0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br />) +
Obtuse (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Paul M. Peterson +
(E. Fourn.) Reeder +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
multiple +, , +  and single +
not +  and glabrous +
keeled +  and rounded +
pseudopetiolate +  and branching +
not fused +
intravaginal +, extravaginal +, branching +  and basal +
swelling +
membranous +
not pseudopetiolate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
flat +  and involute +
1mm;4.5mm +
not disarticulating +
not spikelike +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
compressed +  and pyriform +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.11 cm1.1 mm <br />0.0011 m <br />) +
triangular +  and dome--shaped +
sometimes longer +
membranous +
branched +, simple +  and rooting +
geniculate +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
not woody +
Ont. +, Ill. +, Ohio +, Utah +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, La. +, Calif. +, Puerto Rico +, Virgin Islands +, Mich. +, Ala. +, Kans. +, N.Y. +, Ark. +, Miss. +, Ariz. +, Fla. +  and Mo. +
not waisted +
capillary +
pistillate +  and staminate +
sometimes longer +
6 +  and 22 +
round +  and compressed +
reduced +
persistent +  and deciduous +
shorter or longer +
subtending +
subulate +  and ovatelanceolate +
uncinate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
paniculate +  and racemose +
hollow +  and solid +
scabridulous +
not absent +
(1)3(5)-veined +
grayish-green +  and hyaline +
ovatelanceolate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.22 cm2.2 mm <br />0.0022 m <br />) +
membranous +
sometimes longer +
ciliate +  and ciliolate +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
membranous +
inconspicuous +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
concealed +  and prominent +
2 +  and 1 +
persistent +
2-keeled +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
membranous +
5cm +  and 25cm +
ovoid +  and pyramidal +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
capillary +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
dry +  and fleshy +
paired +  and solitary +
diverging;appressed +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (8.5 cm85 mm <br />0.085 m <br />) +
hairy +  and glabrous +
spikelike +
dark reddish-purple +, yellowish-brown +  and plumbeous +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
1 +  and 60 +
linear-oblong +  and narrowly lanceolate +
1.2mm +  and 2.5mm +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
compound +  and simple +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
Eragrostis tephrosanthos +  and Eragrostis arida +
Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima +
Eragrostis pectinacea +
variety +
membranous +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br />) +
usually broader +
7 +  and 13 +
rhizomatous +  and stoloniferous +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +
dioecious +  and synoecious +