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Ctenium aromaticum (Toothache grass)
Cressler, Alan

Ctenium aromaticum

Ctenium aromaticum (Walter) Alph. Wood

Toothache Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Campulosus aromaticus

USDA Symbol: CTAR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Height: 2-3 feet.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , NJ , SC , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-12
Research By: JAM

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