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Lycurus setosus (Bristly wolfstail)
Juett, William

Lycurus setosus

Lycurus setosus (Nutt.) C.G. Reeder

Bristly Wolfstail

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Pleopogon setosus

USDA Symbol: LYSE3

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
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


USA: AZ , CA , CO , KS , NM , OK , TX , UT

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-PM-18 Collected 2006-10-27 in Brewster County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-09-23
Research By: DEW

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