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  Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michx.) Trel. image
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Family Poaceae
Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michx.) Trel.
bearded shorthusk, long-awned wood grass, northern shorthusk
Brachyelytrum: Greek names for "short" and "husk" referring to minute glumes
aristosum: bearded, furnished with awns; bristly
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial grass

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Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michx.) Trel. var. glabratum Vasey ex Millsp.
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) P.Beauv. var. glabratum (Vasey ex Millsp.) T.Koyama & Kawano
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) P.Beauv. var. septentrionale Babel
Brachyelytrum septentrionale (Babel) G.C.Tucker

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