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Dasyochloa pulchella [Poaceae]

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Scientific Name Dasyochloa pulchella USDA PLANTS Symbol
DAPU7
Common Name Low Woollygrass, Fluffgrass ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
512087
Family Poaceae (Grass) SEINet
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Description Habitat: Sandy to rocky areas, desert shrublands, woodlands, Big Bend area, desert Southwest and Northern Mexico.
Plant: Tufted, mat-forming short grass 2 to about 5 to 6 inches tall; numerous wirey stems.
Leaves: Basal leaves, often white, and green stem leaves clustered below inflorescence; blades up to 2 inches long, narrow, linear.
Inflorescence: Dense clusters of spikelets, longer than subtending leaf blades, 6 to 12 white florets.
Bloom Period: Summer and fall.
References: SEINet and Jepson eFlora.
BONAP Distribution Map

Texas Status:
Native

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