Studies in the Aristida (Gramineae) of the southeastern United States. IV. Key and conspectus
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): K. W. Allred
Publication Year: 1986

Cataloging Information

  • Alabama
  • annual plants
  • Aristida
  • Aristida
  • Aristida adscensionis
  • Aristida armata
  • Aristida basiramea
  • Aristida divaricata
  • Aristida gyrans
  • Aristida lanosa
  • Aristida longespica
  • Aristida oligantha
  • Aristida palustris
  • Aristida purpurascens
  • Aristida rhizomophora
  • Aristida spiciformis
  • Aristida stricta
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • distribution
  • fire dependent species
  • Florida
  • floristics
  • Georgia
  • Gramineae
  • grasses
  • grasslands
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • native species (plants)
  • North Carolina
  • pine forests
  • plant communities
  • plant physiology
  • soils
  • South Carolina
  • taxonomy
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
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Tall Timbers Record Number: 18814
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The grass genus Aristida in the southeastern United States is reviewed. Twenty species are present in the region, all indigenous to the area. New combinations proposed are Aristida purpurescens Poir. var. tenuispica (Hitchc.) Allred and var. virgata (Trin.) Allred.

Allred, K. W. 1986. Studies in the Aristida (Gramineae) of the southeastern United States. IV. Key and conspectus. Rhodora, v. 88, p. 367-387.