Slender Three-awn

Aristida longespica



An annual plant with loosely tufted branches. Flowers appear from mid summer to the fall. Fruit appears at the same time as flowers. The plants grow in uplands in dry, sunny areas.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Slimspike Three-awn, Kearney's Three-awn
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Annual
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early August to early October
Fruit Timing:Early August to mid October
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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