Taxon:

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Plant
  longevity
   annual or biennial
   perennial
Graminoid Traits
  leaf arrangment - number of ranks
   2-ranked
   3-ranked
  stem consistency
   solid
   hollow except at nodes
  culm cross-section
   round
   angled
  leaf sheath
   open (split on side)
   closed (not split)
  ligules
   eciliate membrane
   ciliate membrane
   fringe of hairs
   erose
  spikelet disarticulation
   breaking up at maturity (above glumes)
   falling enitre (below glumes)
  spikelet compression
   laterally compressed
   dorsally compressed
   subterete

Montana State University - 1. NRSM 102 - Grasses and Grass-Likes

Species Count: 20

Cyperaceae

Poaceae