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Tridens eragrostoides

Tridens eragrostoides (Vasey & Scribn.) Nash

Lovegrass Tridens

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Triodia eragrostoides


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 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , FL , NM , TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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