Perennial Threeawn

LATIN NAME
Aristida purpurea

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Also called, “Purple Threeawn”, due to the purple appearance of the seedheads in the spring and early summer.
• Is a densely tufted plant that livestock will utilize somewhat before the seedheads form.
• The stems do not branch, and there are long hairs at the margin of the collar.
• Adapted to dry plains, gravelly, or sandy soils.

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