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Aristida purpurascens var. tenuispica (Hitchc.) Allred
Arrowfeather threeawn, Hillsboro Threeawn, Hillsborough Threeawn
Synonyms: Aristida tenuispica
USDA Symbol: ARPUT
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye. Glumes appear tan to purplish.
AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC Native Habitat: On
sand in open grassy area, dry to moist usually sandy soil, pine and oak woods. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2011-07-08
Research By: DEW