Polypogon monspeliensis (L.) Desf.

  • 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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  • Scientific Name

    Polypogon monspeliensis (L.) Desf.

  • Description

    Species Description - Erect or ascending annual 1–4 dm; main lvs 3–8 mm wide, rather short, scaberulous; infl ovoid-cylindric to cylindric, 2–5 × 1 cm, excluding the awns, tawny at maturity; glumes 2 mm, silky, shortly 2-lobed; awn rough, 3–6 mm; lemma 1 mm, its delicate, fragile awn 0.4–0.7 mm; 2n=28. Native of Europe, established in waste places throughout most of our range, especially southward.

  • Common Names