Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck.

  • Authority

    Hitchcock, Albert S. 1927. The grasses of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 24: i-xx, 291-556.

  • Family

    Poaceae

  • Scientific Name

    Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck.

  • Description

    Description - A lax, often decumbent perennial 40 to 80 cm. tall, with flat blades and narrow, rather diffuse panicles 10 to 20 cm. long, the capillary branches verticillate; spikelets awnless, the palea none.

  • Discussion

    The original description of Vilfa elegans states that the palea equals the lemma, but in the type in the Paris Herbarium the palea is obsolete.