OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Aristida condensata   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aristida condensata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aristida condensata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-38-011:
Aristida condensata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Aristida condensata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aristida condensata

 

COMMON NAME:
Big Three-awn


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image of Aristida condensata, Big Three-awn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_arco7_001_lvd

        

image of Aristida condensata, Big Three-awn

Keith Bradley    kab_a_condensata_7995

October    Richland County    SC

Sesquicentennial State Park

Panicle narrow, as much as 30cm long, the branches closely flowered, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Aristida condensata, Big Three-awn

Keith Bradley    kab_a_condensata_2784

November    Miami-Dade County    FL

Culms rather robust, a meter or more tall, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Aristida condensata, Big Three-awn

Keith Bradley    kab_a_condensata_2784_2

November    Miami-Dade County    FL

Awns equal, divergent, 10-15mm long, the base more or less contorted, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Aristida condensata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aristida condensata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aristida condensata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-38-011:
Aristida condensata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Aristida condensata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aristida condensata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3855

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Dry sandy soils of longleaf pine sandhills, sandy pine rocklands of s. FL, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly low alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle greenish

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain olive
Grain

 

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