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Triplasis purpurea (Walt.) Chapman
Purple sandgrass, Purple triplasis
USDA Symbol: trpu4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
AL , AR , CO , CT , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , WI Canada: ON Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff