Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Polypogon viridis (Gouan) Breistroffer
Agrostis semiverticillata (Forsskal) Christensen
Agrostis viridis Gouan
Polypogon viridis has one flower per spikelet in a narrow, tight panicle. The glumes have no awns. It is found in wet ground and is found along the Gila River at lower elevation.
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Polypogon viridis, photo Danielle Walkup & Bill Norris, Gila River at the Lichty Center, June 24, 2008
Polypogon viridis, photo Russ Kleinman, Denise Friedrick & Bill Norris, Newby Road, June 7, 2009
Polypogon viridis, 2x macro of spikelets (glumes have no awns), photo Russ Kleinman, Newby Road, June 8, 2009
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