Lab 9 - Lab 9 - California and Arizona Chapparal parry...

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Lab 9 - California and Arizona Chapparal parry oatgrass Danthonia parryi PNC Poaceae/Danthonieae a. thick base from overlapping sheaths (purple); sheaths persistent at crown b. panicles with 3-8 ascending to compressed spikelets c. glumes 1.6-2.3 cm long, hairy lemmas and pedicels , awns 8-15mm long d. D. californica has constricted nodes pubescent pedicels, D. intermedia with shorter glumes and awns rough fescue Festuca scabrella PNC Poaceae/Poeae a. narrow panicle with single or paired branches b. spikelets often purple, scabrous peduncle c. lemmas acute at tip, rarely awned, completely enclosing the floret d. culm base often purplish, tightly bunched e. blades inrolled, much longer than F. idahoensis snowberry Symphoricarpos albus PNC Caprifoliaceae a. simple, oval, opposite leaves, dark green upper surface, pale under surface, 1-4 cm long b. grayish or reddish-brown, shreddy bark c. flowers light green and pinkish-white, bell shaped in small clusters in upper leaf axils d. fruits small, white drupes in leaf axils
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course NRM 3501 taught by Professor Wester during the Fall '09 term at Texas Tech.

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