Calflora
Taxon  Report   669    
Aristida purpurea  Nutt.  var. parishii  (A. Hitchc.) K.W. Allred
Parish three awn,  Parish's threeawn
Aristida purpurea var. parishii
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Aristida purpurea var. parishii
© 2013 Steve Matson
Aristida purpurea var. parishii
© 2013 Steve Matson
Aristida purpurea var. parishii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Aristida purpurea var. parishii
© 2013 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aristida
Parent: Aristida purpurea
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aristida wrightii var. parishii
ICPN + PLANTS: Aristida parishii
More information about  Aristida purpurea var. parishii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).