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Eustachys petraea

Eustachys petraea (Sw.) Desv.

Pinewoods Fingergrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Chloris petraea

USDA Symbol: EUPE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , PA , SC , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1139 Collected 2007-11-10 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-04-11
Research By: CBR

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