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any of the bristles growing from the spikelets of certain grasses, including cereals
Any of the bristles at the ends of glumes or bracts on the spikelets of oats, barley, and some wheat and grasses. Also known as beard.
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Graceful Sedge, Davis' Sedge; Floodplain woods, especially south of central field; Abundant; C = 3; BSUH 17540.
Peroxidase activity in hooded and awned
barley at successive stages of development.
Graceful Sedge, Davis' Sedge; C = 3; BSUH 16896; 16555, 16553.