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Key to Barb-grasses

The key works by selecting one of the two choices given for each pair of descriptions, which lead to either another pair of descriptions or the identification of your species.

1. Florets with one glume
Hainardia cylindrica (Common Barb-grass)
1.Florets with two glumes
2. Flowering spikes strongly curved; leaf sheaths inflated
Parapholis incurva (Coast Barb-grass)
2.Flowering spikes erect or slightly curved; leaf sheaths not inflated
Parapholis strigosa (Slender Barb-grass)
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