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Aristida purpurea v.parishii

Parish Three-awn

Aristida purpurea v.parishii

Life form2, 3: grass, annual
Habitat: washes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: sheathing
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: grasslike or linear
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: green and purple
Flowering period2: Feb. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Poaceae (grass family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Gramineae (grass family)
Synonym(s)1: Aristida parishii
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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