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Strickland, Sam C.
Chloris virgata Sw.
Feather fingergrass, Showy chloris
USDA Symbol: CHVI4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.
AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , FL , GA , HI , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , UT Native Habitat:
Roadsides, Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(I)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1138
Collected 2011-07-02 in Fort Bend County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2007-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff