Aristida basiramea

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Aristida basiramea Engelm. ex Vasey

Poaceae

Life form: grass

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Poanae
Ordo:
Poales

Aristida basiramea is a grass.

Naming

Aristida basiramea was described by George Vasey in 1884. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Aristida basiramea is a species in the genus Aristida which contains approximately 302 to 338 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 30 to 50 centimetres.

Leaves

Aristida basiramea is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate. They are linear with entire margins and parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Aristida basiramea are arranged in panicles.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Aristida basiramea is native to the Northwest of the US, the northern Prairie States of the US, the Northeast of the US and the Southeast of the US.

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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