Calflora
Taxon  Report   664 
Aristida oligantha  Michaux
Oldfield three awn,  Prairie threeawn
Aristida oligantha
© 2001 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Aristida oligantha
© 2008 Keir Morse
Aristida oligantha
© 2008 Keir Morse
Aristida oligantha, 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 oligantha
© 2007 Christopher Bronny
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aristida
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Prairie, Sagebrush Scrub
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Aristida ramosissima var. chaseana
More information about  Aristida oligantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (AROL)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2017).

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