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Genus: Alopecurus — meadow-foxtail

Compare these species with ones in the genus Phleum. Alopecurus has unawned glumes, awned lemmas, and appressed-ascending spikelets. Phleum, on the other hand, has awned glumes, unawned lemmas, and spikelets that are mostly spreading to reflexed. Reference: Crins (2007).


Poaceae (grass family)

This genus’s species in New England

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key