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Orcuttia (Orcutt grass)

Wikipedia Abstract

Orcuttia is a genus of grass in the family Poaceae. Plants grow up to 20 cm (8 in) tall, usually with many stems emerging from the base of the plant, and forming a tuft. The spikelets (groups of flowers) are several-flowered, with reduced upper florets. The lemma tips have between two and five teeth.Described in 1886, the genus contains five species native to California and Baja California. All plants are associated with vernal pools.
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Species

Orcuttia californica (California Orcutt grass) (Attributes)
Orcuttia inaequalis (San Joaquin Valley Orcutt grass) (Attributes)
Orcuttia pilosa (hairy Orcutt grass) (Attributes)
Orcuttia tenuis (slender Orcutt grass) (Attributes)
Orcuttia viscida (Sacramento Orcutt grass) (Attributes)

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