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The small, tightly overlapping, linear leaves have apical, twisted bristles, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.
Bristles 6-9mm long on both sides of the throat, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
Giant Timber Bamboo,
Leaf sheaths with 2 tufts of bristles on auricles, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
Elymus virginicus var. virginicus
Can be confused with Secale cereale which often nods but has longer bristles, per Grasses, an Identification Guide by Lauren Brown.
Appalachian Small Spreading Pogonia,
The protruding lip has purple markings and a blotch of yellow bristles, per Wild Orchids of South Carolina: A Popular Natural History.
The bright yellow bristles on the lip resemble stamens full of pollen, per Wild Orchids of South Carolina: A Popular Natural History.
Calopogon tuberosus var. tuberosus
Upper petal (lip) narrow, spreading to a triangular tip w orange bristles, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Dwarf Bristly Locust,
Resembling R. hispida (Bristly Locust) but lacking its bristles. Will Stuart
Spherical capsule in 3s, 4-10mm wide, greenish with white bristles, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis
Fruit pedicellate, bristles in indistinct rows w swollen bases [& hooked tips], per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Eryngium aquaticum var. ravenelii
Leaves w primary veins pinnate-reticulate, with or without marginal bristles, per Weakley's Flora.
Angled rough-textured stem with short recurved bristles, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.