Taxon:

Display as:
Plant
  habit
   grass-like
   aquatic / wetland species
  longevity
   annual or biennial
   perennial
  armature
   unarmed
Leaves
  arrangement / phyllotaxy
   alternate
   basal
  blade division
   simple
  leaf attachment
   sheathing
  fleshy/succulent leaves
   not fleshy/succulent
Graminoid Traits
  arrangment ranking
   2-ranked
  stem consistency
   hollow except at nodes
   solid
  culm cross-section
   round
  leaf sheath
   open (split on side)
  ligules
   absent
   eciliate membrane
   ciliate membrane
   fringe of hairs
   erose
  spikelet disarticulation
   breaking up at maturity (above glumes)
   falling enitre (below glumes)
  spikelet compression
   laterally compressed
   dorsally compressed
   subterete

Grass Class - ASU Fall 2016

Liz Makings
Species Count: 68

Poaceae