Beckmannia erucaeformis subsp. baicalensis (Kuzn.) Hult.
FamilyGramineae — APG family: Poaceae
SynonymsBeckmannia erucaeformis var. baicalensis Kuzn., Beckmannia syzigachne subsp. aicalensis (Kuzn.) Koyama & Kawano
DescriptionPlant light green, with solitary or tufted culms up to 90 cm tall and 6 mm broad; lat, scabrous leaf blades; panicle 1-2 dm long, narrow, with upright branches, or, ften, ovate-lanceolate with branched lower branches; spikelets with usually 1 per- ect and often 1 imperfect floret; glumes rounded, triangular, broadest toward sum- nit; mucronate apex of lemma projecting beyond glumes.
EcologyWet ground. Introduced and partly naturalized. B. erucaeformis described from iberia, Russia, and southern Europe, subsp. baicalensis from Lake Baikal.
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of subsp. erucaeférmis, dotted ine that of subsp. syzigachne (Steud.) Breitung (Panicum syzigachne Steud.).
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.