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Tridens flavus var. flavus (Purpletop tridens)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Tridens flavus var. flavus

Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc. var. flavus

Purpletop Tridens

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Triodia flava


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-10-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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