Achnatherum latiglume facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAchnatherum latiglume
Achnatherum latiglume is a species of grass known by the common names wide-glumed needlegrass and Sierra needlegrass.
Its current classification by the Jepson Herbarium is Stipa latiglumis.
Achnatherum latiglume is a perennial bunchgrass forming tight bunches of erect stems up to 110 centimeters tall. It has hairlike leaves under 3 millimeters wide.
The inflorescence is up to about 30 centimeters long. Each hairy spikelet is just over a centimeter long and sharply pointed, with an awn about 4 centimeters long and kinked twice.
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