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  Aristida longespica Poir. var. geniculata (Raf.) Fernald image
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Family Poaceae
Aristida longespica Poir. var. geniculata (Raf.) Fernald
Kearney's three-awn, red three-awn, slender three-awn, slim-spike three-awn grass
Aristida: from Latin arista, meaning "awn" or "a beard"
longespica: longus for "long, extended;" spica for "spike"
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Status: Native
Plant: annual grass

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