Taxon  Report   661 
Aristida adscensionis  L.
Six weeks three awn,  Sixweeks threeawn
Aristida adscensionis
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
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Aristida adscensionis
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Aristida adscensionis
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Aristida adscensionis, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Aristida adscensionis
© 2006 James M. Andre
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aristida
Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Aristida adscensionis var. abortiva
PLANTS: Aristida adscensionis var. modesta
PLANTS: Aristida fasciculata
More information about  Aristida adscensionis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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