Catabrosa aquatica (L.) Beauv.
FamilyGramineae — APG family: Poaceae
SynonymsAira aquatica L.
DescriptionCulms decumbent, rooting at basal nodes, or floating, often branched at base; leaf blades short, abruptly pointed or rounded at apex, 3-8 mm broad; panicle ovoid, light green tinged with violet, with capillary, scabrous, often somewhat down- pointing branches, floriferous from close to base; first glume about 1 mm, second 2 mm long, much shorter than spikelet; lemma glabrous, 3-nerved.
EcologyWet places. Described from Europe.
Circumpolar map gives range of entire species complex.
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.