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Chloris andropogonoides

Chloris andropogonoides Fourn.

Slimspike Windmill Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CHAN

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
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.

Distribution

USA: TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist

From the Archive

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-09-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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