Lab 12 - Wetland Plants barnyard grass a. b. c. d. e. f....

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Wetland Plants barnyard grass Echinochloa crusgalli AIW Poaceae/Paniceae a. known as “water grass” to local farmers; varies tremendously in size b. note the loosely tufted character of grass, culms stout, sheaths glabrous c. spikelets crowded on panicle raceme branches d. watch for “awned-awnless” varieties e. nodes swollen f. important food for waterfowl, especially in playas knotgrass Paspalum distichum PNW Poaceae/Paniceae a. spreads by stolons and rhizomes b. panicle, 2 branches, hairy in axils c. sheaths slightly keeled, sparse hairs (bahiagrass lacks hairs on sheath and inflorescence d. if mounted correctly, racemes often arched such that the spikelets are on the convex side of the arch (Pano spikelets on the concave side of the arch) e. Pano: spikelets rounded; Padi: spikelets elliptical to narrowly ovate f. widespread in SW in freshwater margins duck potato Sagittaria longiloba PNW Alismataceae a. submerged or emersed plant of shallow waters b. leaves sagittate or arrowhead shaped
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Lab 12 - Wetland Plants barnyard grass a. b. c. d. e. f....

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