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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 70. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Flower/Fruit: Fl. & Fr. Per.: June-September.
Type: Type locality: Europe.
Distribution: Distribution: Kashmir; throughout Europe and northern and western Asia.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Quaking-grass is sometimes grown in gardens for the panicles which are dried and used in floral decorations. 2500-4300 m.
Map Location: B-8 Kashmir: above Gulmarg, 10000', R. R: Stewart 10424 (K); Chillam, 10000', R.R. & I. D. Stewart 18982 (RAW); Baltistan: Deosai Pass, 13000', R. R. Stewart 22155 (K, RAW).


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Tufted perennial with short rhizomes; culms 15-57(-100) cm high, erect, slender. Leaf-blades 4-15 cm long, 2-7 mm wide, flat, minutely rough on the margins; ligule 0.5-1.5 mm long. Panicle 4-18 cm long, loose, nodding, the numerous spikelets borne on capillary pedicels. Spikelets 4-12-flowered, very broadly elliptic to broadly ovate, 4-7(-12) mm long and as wide, glabrous, shining, usually tinged with purple; lemmas c. 4 mm long, very broad, deeply concave, hardened and shining in the centre but with broad membranous margins.
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