The leaf-sheath is smooth, inflated, compressed, with ciliate margins.
The leaf-sheath is loose, glabrous, striate, margins not ciliate.
It was this form, I believe, that Peck '95 described as a "ciliate."
The third glume is hyaline, linear-oblong, 2-nerved ciliate.
The inner palea is ciliate and more delicate than in Agropyrum.
The third glume is hyaline, narrow-oblong, ciliate and obtuse.
The third glume is oblong-lanceolate, acute, 5-nerved (rarely 3-nerved), ciliate on the nerves.
The fourth glume also is small, hyaline, ciliate, and 1-nerved.
ciliate: Hair-like extensions, radiately placed (Fig. 149, j).
The first glume is oblong-lanceolate, acute, 5- to 7-nerved and ciliate.
ciliate cil·i·ate (sĭl'ē-ĭt, -āt')
Any of various protozoans of the class Ciliata. adj.