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Dasyochloa pulchella

Fluff Grass, zacate borreguerro

Dasyochloa pulchella

Life form2, 3: grass, perennial
Habitat: rocky slopes, bajadas
Leaf description3: grasslike leaves
Flower color2: green
Flowering period2: Mar. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Poaceae (grass family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Gramineae (grass family)
Synonym(s)1: Tridens pulchellus, Erioneuron pulchellum, Triodia pulchella
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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