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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aristida purpurea var. wrightii''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aristida purpurea var. wrightii''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Wright's Triple Awn Grass</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Wright's Triple Awn Grass</h3>
Open, graceful bunch grass. Use on slopes or in meadows. Beautiful three-pointed spikelets.<br>
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:Open, graceful bunch grass. Use on slopes or in meadows. Beautiful three-pointed spikelets.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Poaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Poaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Grass (warm-season)
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:'''Plant Type:''' Grass (warm-season)
  
'''Height by Width:''' 2' H x 1' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 2' H x 1' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Clumping with tall seed head
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Clumping with tall seed head
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter dormant
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter dormant
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to moderate
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to moderate
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 6000'
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 6000'
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' Purplish seedhead
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:'''Flower Color:''' Purplish seedhead
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Peninsular Ranges, Mojave Desert
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:'''Distribution:''' Peninsular Ranges, Mojave Desert
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Sandy to rocky slopes, plains, shrubland. Elevation: 1500-6000'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Sandy to rocky slopes, plains, shrubland. Elevation: 1500-6000'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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[[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:slope_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 05:33, 7 April 2009

Botanical Name: Aristida purpurea var. wrightii
Common Name: Wright's Triple Awn Grass

Open, graceful bunch grass. Use on slopes or in meadows. Beautiful three-pointed spikelets.

Plant Family: Poaceae
Plant Type: Grass (warm-season)
Height by Width: 2' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Clumping with tall seed head
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 6000'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Purplish seedhead
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Peninsular Ranges, Mojave Desert
Natural Habitat: Sandy to rocky slopes, plains, shrubland. Elevation: 1500-6000'

Songbird iconA.jpg Slope iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links