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Tridens muticus var. muticus

Tridens muticus (Torr.) Nash var. muticus

Slim Tridens, Awnless Fluffgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Triodia mutica


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
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AR , AZ , CA , NM , NV , OK , TX , UT

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Patsy Glenn Refuge - Wimberley, TX

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2013-07-17
Research By: JAM

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