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Tridens strictus (Longspike tridens)
Leander, Bruce

Tridens strictus

Tridens strictus (Nutt.) Nash

Longspike Tridens

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Triodia stricta

USDA Symbol: TRST2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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4 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Brown

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FAC FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1126 Collected 2007-10-30 in Harrison County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-03-12
Research By: DEW

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