Taxon  Report   661    
Aristida adscensionis  L.
Six weeks three awn,  Sixweeks threeawn
Aristida adscensionis
© 2006 James M. Andre
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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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Aristida adscensionis
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aristida
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).