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Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn
Dasyochloa pulchella (Kunth) Willd. ex Rydb.
Fluff grass, Low woollygrass
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Erioneuron pulchellum, Tridens pulchellus, Triodia pulchella
USDA Symbol: dapu7
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A low, densely tufted perennial bunchgrass, sometimes forming open mats.
Although generally considered to be a poor forage grass, this plant is quite attractive. Its fluffiness contrasts with the stark, open background of its relatively barren habitat.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.
, UT Native Distribution:
S. Nevada, Utah, Colorado to Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Native Habitat:
Hillsides/Slopes, Flat desert areas
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
Record Last Modified: 2008-01-30
Research By: TWC Staff