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Aristida purpurascens Poiret. Arrowfeather. Phen: Aug-Oct (-Jul). Hab: Dry habitats, especially in dry sandy or rocky soils. Dist: MA west to WI and KS, south to FL, TX, and Mexico (CHP, CHH, COA, SON)

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: In the Sandhills of NC and SC occurring in two forms, one green, the other strongly glaucous-blue.

Synonymy: = C, G, HC, Il, Mex, Mi, NcTx, Pa, RAB, S, Tx, Va, W, WV; = Aristida purpurascens Poir. var. purpurascens – Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NE, NY, Tn, WH3, Allred (1986); > Aristida purpurascens Poir. var. minor Vasey – F; > Aristida purpurascens Poir. var. purpurascens – F

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