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Tridens buckleyanus

Tridens buckleyanus (L.H. Dewey) Nash

Buckley's Fluffgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: TRBU

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: Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Spikelets pale to dark purple. Individual florets inconspicuous.

Distribution

USA: TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-10-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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