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Melica californica

CA Melic grass

Poaceae

spikelet 5-15 mm (longer than M. imperfecta)

INFL branches appressed

2

Elymus elymoides

squirrel tail

Poaceae

perennial

cespitose

can be glaucous

3

Melica imperfecta

Coast Melic grass

Poaceae

spikelet 3-7 mm (shorter than M. californica)

INFL branches appressed to spreading

4

Melica imperfecta

Coast Melic grass

Poaceae

spikelet 3-7 mm (shorter than M. californica)

INFL branches appressed to spreading

5

Avena spp.

oat grass

Poaceae

6

Vulpia spp.

'fescue'

Poaceae

7

Bromus carinatus

CA brome

Poaceae

8

Arundo donax

giant reed grass

Poaceae

9

Festuca arundinaceae

tall fescue

Poaceae

leaf blade auricle clasping

10

Poa pratensis

Kentucky blue grass

Poaceae

loosely to densely tufted

11

Bromus hordeaceus 

Soft chess

Poaceae

12

Festuca californica

CA fescue

Poaceae

leaf blade GREEN (vs. bluish)

13

Pennisetum setaceum

African fountain grass

Poaceae

14

Bromus carinatus

CA brome

Poaceae

spikelet strongly flattened

15

Bromus diandrus

ripgut grass

Poaceae

16

Festuca arundinaceae

tall fescue

Poaceae

leaf blade auricle clasping

17

Hordeum murinum

summer barley

Poaceae

well developed auricles

INFL 3-12 cm (gen longer than Med barley)

INFL green to glaucous

18

Lolium multiflorum

Italian rye grass

Poaceae

19

Koeleria macrantha

June grass

Poaceae

20

Elymus glaucus

blue wild rye

Poaceae

21

Aegilops spp.

goatgrass

Poaceae

22

Briza spp.

Rattlesnake grass

Poaceae

23

Ammophila arenaria

European beach grass

Poaceae

24

Koeleria macrantha

June grass

Poaceae

25

Elymus caput-medusae

medusa head

Poaceae

annual

 

26

Poa secunda

one-sided blue grass

Poaceae

densely tufted

INFL appressed (spreading only in FL)

27

Festuca californica

CA fescue

Poaceae

leaf blade GREEN (vs. bluish)

28

Poa bulbosa

bulbous blue grass

Poaceae

densely cespitose

ST base bulbous

29

Poa pratensis

Kentucky blue grass

Poaceae

loosely to densely tufted

30

Pennisetum setaceum

African fountain grass

Poaceae