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Aristida Oligantha

Botanical Name:

Aristida oligantha

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How to Grow
Soil
Sandy soils, also tight clayey soils, prairie regions
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Annual; caespitose. Culms 15-88 cm long; wiry. Culm-internodes distally glabrous. Lateral branches ample. Leaf-sheaths without keel; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking, or pubescent. Ligule a fringe of hairs; 0.5 mm long. Leaf-blades filiform; 10-25 cm long; 1-2 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous, or hispid; sparsely hairy. Leaf-blade apex attenuate., Grass/Grass-like

Lifespan

Annual

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Anthers 3., The florets (flowers) of grasses are usually so minute that they are not visible to the naked eye. This grass has a purplish panicle or raceme.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Cyperales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Aristida

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