Home ยป Poaceae

Miscanthus

Large Asiatic grasses grown for their robust foliage and decorative silvery plumes in late summer and fall. Two species escape and/or persist sparingly along roadsides and in dumps, perhaps spread mostly by construction equipment and discarding of garden refuse.

1. Awns absent or shorter than the glumes, inconspicuous in the spikelets; callus hairs more than twice as long as the spikelets.

M. sacchariflorus

1. Awns conspicuous in the spikelets and much longer than the glumes; callus hairs less than twice as long as the spikelets.

M. sinensis

All species found in Miscanthus

Miscanthus sacchariflorusEULALIA 
Miscanthus sinensisEULALIA 

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. March 27, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/genus.aspx?id=Miscanthus.