Aristida beyrichiana Trinius & Ruprecht. Phen: Sep-Nov. Hab: Sandhills, savannas, from very dry to seasonally saturated soils. Dist: S. SC south to s. FL, west to s. MS.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: See Peet (1993) for discussion of the taxonomy and ecology of this species; also see comments under A. stricta, which also apply here. Ward (2001) proposes varietal status for A. stricta and A. beyrichiana.
Synonymy: = K1, K3, K4, Peet (1993); = Aristida stricta Michx. var. beyrichiana (Trin. & Rupr.) D.B.Ward – WH3, Ward (2001); < Aristida stricta Michx. – FNA25, GW1, HC, RAB, S, Allred (1986), Kesler, Anderson, & Hermann (2003)