. Grasses of North America [microform] : the grasses classified, described and each genus illustrated, with chapters on their geographical distribution and a bibliography. Grasses; Forage plants; Graminées; Plantes fourragères. 42 PANICACE.E. Subfrenus 5. Sorgtium (I'ers. as a p:omis). Spikelcts truly and conspioiioiisly paniculate, rays consisting of a sessile fertile one on a pedicel, the branches pedicellate si)ikelets. First and spikelcts coriaceous. slender, the lateral in })airs. one and a staminate or abortive terminating in 1 sessile and 2 second glumes of the fertile. Fig. 14.—Spikele

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. Grasses of North America [microform] : the grasses classified, described and each genus illustrated, with chapters on their geographical distribution and a bibliography. Grasses; Forage plants; Graminées; Plantes fourragères. 42 PANICACE.E. Subfrenus 5. Sorgtium (I'ers. as a p:omis). Spikelcts truly and conspioiioiisly paniculate, rays consisting of a sessile fertile one on a pedicel, the branches pedicellate si)ikelets. First and spikelcts coriaceous. slender, the lateral in })airs. one and a staminate or abortive terminating in 1 sessile and 2 second glumes of the fertile. Fig. 14.—Spikelets of A. Hallii. a. Rays of the i)anicle verticellate; the pedicellate spikelets staminate witii -t glumes, rarely 1-2 and neuter. ... 26 a. Rays of the panicle mostly solitary, but branching near the base (b) b. Pedicellate spikelets none or sometimes reduced to pedicels merely (c) c. Panicle oblong, erect or nodding 27 c. Panicle secund, rays variously llexuose 28 Subgenus G. Chkysopogon (Trin. as a genus). Racemes whorled, pedicellate, spikelets obviously paniculate and laterally compressed. Our single species is a tall annual; the aAvns 12-15 cm. long 29 Subgenus 7. Diciiaxtiium (Willemet as a genus). Spikes. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Beal, W. J. (William James), 1833-1924. New York : H. Holt

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