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Eragrostis ciliaris (L.) R. Brown var. ciliaris

Slender weedy annual grass; leaves up to 10 cm long, generally less than one-half cm wide; inflorescence a contracted panicle of many spikelets; spikelets with 6 to 12 florets, about 2 to 4 mm in length; paleas stiffly long-ciliate. May occur intermixed with variety laxa, which differs in the panicle much less contracted, the spikelets well-separated.

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