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Aristida longespica var. longespica (Slimspike threeawn)
San Antonio River Authority

Aristida longespica var. longespica

Aristida longespica Poir. var. longespica

Slimspike Threeawn, Red Three-awn, Slimspike Three-awn

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Aristida gracilis, Aristida longispica var. longispica


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


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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 , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 1094 Collected October 2, 1996 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-04-23
Research By: CBR

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