2. Deyeuxia flaccida (P. C. Keng) Keng ex S. L. Lu, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 9(3): 223. 1987.
柔弱野青茅 rou ruo ye qing mao
Calamagrostis flaccida Keng ex P. C. Keng, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 4(3): 195. 1984.
Perennial, very loosely tufted. Culms slender, weakly ascending, 60–120 cm tall, 1–2 mm in diam., 4–6-noded. Leaf sheaths scabrid; leaf blades flat, thin, 5–20 cm, 1–4 mm wide, glabrous, apex acuminate; ligule 1–4 mm, usually tattered. Panicle loose, open, soft, 15–20 × 8–14 cm; branches in whorls of 2–5, up to 10 cm, slender, flexuous, bare below middle, di- or trichotomously branched above, smooth, branchlets and pedicels capillary, drooping. Spikelets 3–4.2 mm, gray-green or purplish at apex; glumes lanceolate, lower glume 3–4 mm, 1-veined, scabrid along vein, apex acute, upper glume 2.5–3.5 mm, 3-veined with lateral veins obsolete, midvein smooth, apex obtuse; callus hairs 2/3–3/4 length of lemma; lemma 3–4 mm, awnless; palea 1/2–2/3 as long as lemma; rachilla ca. 0.8 mm, including hairs up to 1.5–2 mm. Anthers 0.5–0.7 mm. Caryopsis brown, fusiform, ca. 2 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul–Aug.
* Bamboo forests, roadsides on moist ground; 2000–2600 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.