Purpletop Tridens

per lb

LATIN NAME
Tridens flavus

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Large, robust perennial bunchgrass with wide, flat leaf blades.
• Seedhead is purple, pyramidal in shape, and drooping; often has an oily substance on the branches.
• Growth starts in early spring.
• Adapted to shady wooded areas of bottomlands and upland sites.
• Does not become palatable to grazing animals until after frost.
• The seed is eaten by birds.

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