Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Blepharoneuron tricholepis (Torrey) Nash
Blepharoneuron tricholepis is an awnless perennial. The name means "eyelash
nerves" and refers to the hairs along the nerves on the lemma. The spikelets on the panicle
have one flower each. This grass prefers open areas in the wilderness.
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Blepharoneuron tricholepis, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Peak
turnoff, Oct. 24, 2007
Blepharoneuron tricholepis, detail of pubescence on palea, lemma, and spikelet, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Peak turnoff, Oct. 24, 2007
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