Edible Portion: Seeds, Cereal A grass. There are several named cultivated varieties. It grows each year from seeds. It grows 45-90 cm tall. The leaves are20 cm long by 3-7 mm wide. The flower panicle is 25 cm long. The spikelets are 1-3 cm long. The grain is 6 mm long.
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