Squirrel tail

Vulpia ciliata

Slender, tufted annual to 0.5 m high.

Culms erect or ascending, slender, glabrous; nodes 2–3, glabrous. Sheaths smooth, glabrous; ligule membranous, < 0.5 mm long, obtuse or asymmetric; blade1–15 cm long, c. 2 mm wide, abaxial surface glabrous or scattered with hairs c. 0.1 mm long, adaxial surface pubescent or pilose with hairs <0.25 mm long.