Three Awn Grass

Aristida spp.

Photo of Three Awn Grass
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

A group of grasses characterized by the three awns bent in a right angle. Of interest because the awn twists and embeds the seed in the soil.

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  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences