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Aristida dichotoma

Churchmouse Three-awn


This plant grows in small clusters with shallow roots. The stems are hairless. They are found in dry, sandy soils of sunny uplands. Flowers appear mid summer and persist through the fall.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Annual
Bloom Time:Late August to early October
Fruit Timing:Late August tooctober, some old fruit persisting later
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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