Tridens strictus (Nuttall) Nash. Phen: Aug-Nov. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, moist pine savannas, woodlands, mesic to wet soils around swamps and marshes, roadsides. Dist: S. VA south to AL, west to TX, north in the interior to IL and KS. It is possible that this grass is not native north and east of GA. Rhoads & Klein (1993) report an old specimen from w. PA, presumably a waif.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, GW1, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Witsell & Baker (2013); = n/a – C, Pa; = Triodia stricta (Nutt.) Benth. ex Vasey – F, G, S