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Aristida palustris

Aristida palustris (Chapm.) Vasey

Longleaf Three-awn, Longleaf Threeawn

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Aristida affinis

USDA Symbol: ARPA26

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , FL , GA , KY , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Bogs, moist savannahs, wet pine flatwoods, bald-cypress depressions, and wet prairies.

Additional resources

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


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

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