Genus: Phleum

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Compare these species with ones in the genus Alopecurus. Alopecurus has unawned glumes, awned lemmas, and appressed-ascending spikelets. Phleum has awned glumes, unawned lemmas, and spikelets that are mostly spreading to reflexed.

Family

Poaceae (grass family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key