• Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Description

    Genus Description - Spikelets 1-fld, articulated above the glumes; glumes minute, subulate to triangular, 1-veined; lemma linear-subulate, herbaceous, rounded on the back, gradually tapering into an elongate awn; palea 2-keeled; rachilla prolonged into an elongate bristle appressed to the furrow of the palea; perennial from knotty rhizomes, with solid culms, broad, flat lvs, short, membranous ligule, and narrow, few-fld panicles of readily deciduous spikelets. Monotypic.