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Blepharoneuron tricholepis (Pine dropseed)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Blepharoneuron tricholepis

Blepharoneuron tricholepis (Torr.) Nash

Pine Dropseed

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Vilfa tricholepis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis , Drupe
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye. The spikelets of this grass are bluish-gray.


USA: AZ , CO , NM , TX , UT

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-01-05
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