Taxon  Report   665    
Aristida purpurea  Nutt.
Purple three awn,  Purple threeawn
Aristida purpurea, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub
More information about  Aristida purpurea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2019).