Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Eragrostis mexicana Hornemann
Eragrostis limbata Fournier
Eragrostis neomexicana Vasey
Eragrostis mexicana is a roadside annual. The most notable
characteristic of this grass requires magnification and is difficult to see in the field--
the grains have a distinctive groove on them.
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Eragrostis mexicana, photo Russ Kleinman & Richard Felger, Mogollon Mtns., Catwalk, Oct. 15, 2007
Eragrostis mexicana, showing grains with groove opposite embryo, photo Russ Kleinman & Richard
Felger, Mogollon Mtns., Catwalk, Oct. 15, 2007
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