Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Aristida from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Arrowfeather, Arrowfeather Three-awn
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October Pickens County SC
Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve
Leaves 15-30cm long and 1-2mm wide, curling with age and forming ringlets, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
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October Oconee County SC
Awns divergent, 10-25mm long, central awn ascending, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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November York County SC
Blackjacks Heritage Preserve
Spikelets with 3 straight to spreading awns, 12-25mm long, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.