Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Aristida virgata Trinius. Phen: Jul-Nov. Hab: Moist to wet pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, mountain bogs (Henderson Co., NC), other moist habitats. Dist: S. NJ south to FL, west to TX, primarily on the Coastal Plain; Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, G, GW1, HC, RAB, S, Tx, Va; = Aristida purpurascens var. tenuispica – Meso6, misapplied; = Aristida purpurascens var. virgata – Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, K1, K3, K4, Tn, WH3, Allred (1986)

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