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Setaria texana

Setaria texana W.H.P. Emery

Texas bristlegrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

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USDA Symbol: SETE6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Achene , Caryopsis
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay

Bibliography

Bibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Setaria texana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Setaria texana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Setaria texana

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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