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Fuirena simplex var. aristulata

Fuirena simplex Vahl var. aristulata (Torr.) Kral

Western Umbrella-sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Fuirena squarrosa var. aristulata

USDA Symbol: FUSIA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time denotes fruiting period for Fuirena spp.

Distribution

USA: AR , IA , KS , KY , LA , MO , NE , NM , OK , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Fuirena simplex var. aristulata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Fuirena simplex var. aristulata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Fuirena simplex var. aristulata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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