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Section Squarrosae

See list of 2 species in this section
  • 1a. Carpellate spikes with widely radiating perigynia, the lower of each spike often reflexed; achenes 1.1–1.4 mm wide, with a sinuous, persistent style; beak of perigynium usually smooth
  • 1b. Carpellate spikes with appressed-ascending to ascending perigynia; achenes 1.4–1.7 mm wide, with a partially deciduous style and only the straight basal portion remaining on the achene; beak of perigynium often sparsely scabrous

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