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Aristida purpurascens Poir. var. virgata
(Trin.) Allred
Arrowfeather threeawn

Aristida purpurascens
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and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Aristida purpurascens var. virgata available from :

Aristida purpurascens var. virgata has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Reported
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native

Aristida purpurascens var. virgata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native

Aristida purpurascens var. virgata has been found in the following habitat :
Depression Marsh

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Aristida purpurascens
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Aristida purpurascens
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Aristida purpurascens
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.