Red Sprangletop (Leptochloa filiformis)

John K. Saichuk, Webster, Eric P.  |  3/18/2005 5:35:39 AM

The extremely small spikelets and very fine spikelets are characteristic of red sprangletop, which does not always show the reddish color from which its common name is derived.

The reddish color often associated with red sprangletop can be seen on the leaf sheath. The fine pubescence or hairs and the long membraneous ligule are less obvious.

Red Sprangletop (Leptochloa filiformis)
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