Crypsis schoenoides (L.) Lam.

  • Authority

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

  • Family

    Poaceae

  • Scientific Name

    Crypsis schoenoides (L.) Lam.

  • Description

    Species Description - Superficially resembling an awnless Alopecurus; culms tufted, erect to prostrate, 1–4 dm; spike-like panicles several, terminal and lateral, ovoid-cylindric, 1–4 cm × 6–10 mm, pale green, the base of each partly included in the distended sheaths of the 1 or 2 subtending lvs; spikelets 3 mm; 2n=36. Native of s. Europe, intr. in waste places here and there from Mass. to Del. and Pa., w. to Wis., Io., and Mo.