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Strickland, Sam C.
Chloris virgata Sw.
Feather fingergrass, Showy chloris
Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: chvi4
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.
, UT Native Habitat:
Roadsides, Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy
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
for map of regions.
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff