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Aristida dichotoma var. dichotoma

Aristida dichotoma Michx. var. dichotoma

Church Mouse Three-awn, Churchmouse Three-awn, Churchmouse Threeawn

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARDID

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Sandy fields and clearings, disturbed sites, pine woods and on granitic outcrops.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (openherbarium.org)

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aristida dichotoma var. dichotoma in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aristida dichotoma var. dichotoma in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aristida dichotoma var. dichotoma

Metadata

Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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