Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Tridens strictus (Nuttall) Nash. Spike Triodia, Longspike Fluffgrass, Longspike Tridens. 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.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, GW1, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Witsell & Baker (2013); = Triodia stricta – F, G, S

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