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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Trichloris crinita (Lag.) Parodi
Two-flowered trichloris, False Rhodes grass
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Chloris crinita, Chloris mendocina, Leptochloa crinita, Trichloris mendocina
USDA Symbol: TRCR9
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
False rhodes grass or two-flowered trichloris is a showy bunchgrass, 2-3 ft. tall, with fingers of white, feathery seed heads held above blue-green stems.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
, TX Native Distribution:
s. to Mex. Native Habitat:
Silty areas along creeks & ditches
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Deep, alluvial soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
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Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-PM-6
Collected 2010-09-16 in Presidio County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2009-04-18
Research By: TWC Staff