Contact Us Host an Event Volunteer Join
Share

Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:

Aristida purpurascens var. virgata

Aristida purpurascens Poir. var. virgata (Trin.) Allred

Arrowfeather Three-awn, Arrowfeather Threeawn

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Aristida virgata

USDA Symbol: ARPUV

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Moist to wet areas such as seepage bogs, sandy pinelands, and wet prairies.

Web Reference

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)
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

Go back