Genus: Phleum — timothy
Compare these species with ones in the genus Alopecurus. Alopecurus has unawned glumes, awned lemmas, and appressed-ascending spikelets. Phleum has awned glumes, unawned lemmas, and spikelets that are mostly spreading to reflexed.
This genus’s species in New England
Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key