Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Aristida tuberculosa Nuttall. Dune Three-awn, Sand Three-awn, Seaside Needlegrass. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, coastal dunes, other dry, sandy habitats such as sandy roadsides. Dist: Se. NH south to NJ and disjunct in e. VA in the outer Coastal Plain; from sc. NC south to c. FL and Panhandle FL, west to s. MS (Sorrie & Leonard 1999), mostly in the inner Coastal Plain; and also near the Great Lakes in sw. MI, n. IN, n. IL, s. WI, se. MN, and e. IA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, FNA25, G, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, RAB, S, Va, WH3, Allred (1986)

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image of plant© Ward, Scott
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