Phleum subulatum

(Savi) Asch. & Graebn
Common names: Italian timothy
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24.

Plants annual. Culms 2-30 (40) cm. Sheaths of the flag leaves not inflated; auricles not developed, leaf edges often wrinkled at the junction of the sheath and blade; ligules 4-7 mm, acute; blades 1.5-12 cm long, 1-4 mm wide, sometimes convolute. Panicles 0.8-11 cm long, 2-7 mm wide, narrowly cylindrical, parallel-sided. Glumes 2-4 mm, semi-elliptical in outline, keels usually glabrous, apices of the lower and upper glumes pointing towards each other; lemmas about 2/3 as long as the glumes, glabrous, midveins scabridulous; anthers 1.5-2 mm. 2n = 14.

Discussion

Phleum subulatum is native to the grasslands of southern Europe. In the Flora region, it is known only from old ballast dump records.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"decumbent" is not a number.

... more about "Phleum subulatum"
membranous +  and scarious +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Acute (?) +, Awnlike (?) +, Truncate (?) +  and Tapered (?) +
Mary E. Barkworth +
(Savi) Asch. & Graebn +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
straight +
basal +  and terminal +
keeled +  and rounded +
pseudopetiolate +  and branching +
not connate +
intravaginal +, extravaginal +, branching +  and basal +
keeled +, cuneate +  and u--shaped +
swelling +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
not evident +
cross +, linear +  and narrowly lanceolate +
1mm;4mm +
spikelike +
Italian timothy +
not branching +
decumbent +  and erect +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
not woody +
Md. +, Pa. +, Mass. +  and Oreg. +
1/6 +  and 1/4 +
liquid +, soft +  and hard +
capillary +
pistillate +  and staminate +
sometimes longer +
sterile +  and bisexual +
compressed +
reduced +
subtending +
unequal +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
uncinate +
not keeled +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
membranous +
inconspicuous +
scabridulous +
concealed +  and prominent +
2 +  and 1 +
well-developed +
2-keeled +
subequal +
parallel-sided +
0.8cm +  and 11cm +
cylindrical +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
dry +  and fleshy +
not inflated +
Introduced +
1 +  and 60 +
compressed +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
simple +  and compound +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
Gramineae +
Phleum subulatum +
species +
membranous +
parallel +  and converging +
stoloniferous +  and rhizomatous +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +