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Tridens congestus (Pink fluffgrass)
Carr, Bill

Tridens congestus

Tridens congestus (L.H. Dewey) Nash

Pink Fluffgrass, Pink Tridens

Poaceae (Grass Family)


USDA Symbol: TRCO2

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 Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-10-22
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