Poa saltuensis subsp. languida

(Hitchc.) A. Haines
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24. Treatment on page 510.
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Illustrator: Sandy Long

Copyright: Utah State University

Lemmas 2.4-3 mm, broadly lanceolate, apices obtuse to broadly acute and pointed, firm or scarious to 0.25 mm; anthers 0.4-0.9 (1) mm. 2n = unknown.

Discussion

Poa saltuensis subsp. languida grows in rich open woodlands and thickets with dry to mesic soils of moderate pH, and, where soils are thin, over limestone and marble substrates. It is most prevalent in the southern portion of the species' range. It is absent from Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"decumbent" is not a number.

membranous +  and scarious +
puberulent +, hispidulous +, hairy +  and glabrous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.09 cm0.9 mm <br />9.0e-4 m <br />) +
scarious-hyaline +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.025 cm0.25 mm <br />2.5e-4 m <br />) +
scarious +  and firm +
Robert J. Soreng +
(Hitchc.) A. Haines +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
straight +
basal +  and terminal +
keeled +  and rounded +
strigose +  and glabrous +
pseudopetiolate +  and branching +
intravaginal +, extravaginal +, branching +  and basal +
puberulent +
swelling +
not evident +
glabrous +, scabrous +  and smooth +
involute +, folded +  and flat +
thin;1mm;3.6mm +
ascending;spreading +
hispidulous +, glabrous +, smooth or +  and sparsely densely scabrous +
compressed +  and terete +
unbranched +  and hollow +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (95 cm950 mm <br />0.95 m <br />) +
ascending +  and erect +
compressed +  and terete +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (126 cm1,260 mm <br />1.26 m <br />) +
not woody +
0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
Conn. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, Wis. +, W.Va. +, N.H. +, N.C. +, Tenn. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.) +, N.S. +, Ont. +, P.E.I. +, Que. +, Va. +, Mass. +, Maine +, Vt. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Md. +, Ohio +, Minn. +, Mich. +  and Ky. +
1/4 +  and 1/3 +
liquid +, soft +  and hard +
capillary +
pistillate +  and staminate +
sometimes longer +
2 +  and 5 +
compressed +
reduced +
1-3(5)-veined +
shorter or longer +
subtending +
2/3 +  and 3/4 +
unequal +
distributed +
uncinate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +
0 +  and 1/6 +
Oval (?) +  and Round (?) +
milky white +  and slightly greenish +
5(7-11)-veined +
lanceolate +
0.24 cm2.4 mm <br />0.0024 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
membranous +
erose +  and entire +
white +  and milky white or hyaline +
ciliolate +  and smooth +
truncate +  and obtuse +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
membranous +
inconspicuous +
lobed +  and lanceolate +
white +  and clear +
glabrous +, scabrous +  and smooth +
concealed +  and prominent +
0 +  and 5 +
2 +  and 1 +
well-developed +
2-keeled +
subequal +
4cm +  and 20cm +
0 +  and 1/4 +
lanceoloid +  and pyramidal +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (36 cm360 mm <br />0.36 m <br />) +
dry +  and fleshy +
keeled +  and terete +
many +, 1 +  and 100 +
compressed +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.56 cm5.6 mm <br />0.0056 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
simple +  and compound +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
Poa saltuensis var. microlepis +  and Poa languida +
Poa saltuensis subsp. languida +
Poa saltuensis +
subspecies +
membranous +
parallel +  and converging +
branching +, not stoloniferous +  and not rhizomatous +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +