Plants short- to long-lived annuals. Culms (3)(80) cm, often highly branched above the base. Leaves cauline, glabrous; sheaths shorter than the. Common needle grass (Aristida adscensionis L.) is an annual or short-lived perennial, tufted xerophilous grass (Quattrocchi, ; Skerman et. Aristida adscensionis Linn., Sp. Pl. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 7: ; Blatter & McCann, Bombay Grasses ; Bor, Fl. Assam

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Common needle grass Aristida adscensionisaerial part, fresh Common needle grass Aristida adscensionisaerial part, dry. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link adscensoonis by copying and pasting the code below.

Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. Culms erect, somewhat geniculately ascending, often branched from the base and lower nodes, glabrous, smooth, often purplish; nodes glabrous, smooth. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable zristida. Panicle up to 25 x 0. It is used in ethno-medicine as a lactation stimulant for women and to prevent itch and ringworm Quattrocchi, ; Burkill, Panicle up to 30 cm long, occasionally lax, usually contracted about the main branches, sometimes narrow ariatida dense.


Aristida adscensionis – Useful Tropical Plants

Distinguished by being an annual, erect three-awn grass, sometimes bunched at the base or only with a few culms branched above the base. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. This is particularly true in Aristida adscensionis where the separation of perennial plants as Aristida caerulescens cannot be justified.

Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans. It is considered adscennsionis of the best annual grasses in Arizona Skerman et al. Treatments in Other Floras www. None are recognized here because most of the variation appears to be environmentally induced.

The seeds are very sharp Quattrocchi, ; Bogdan, Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Tropical pasture and fodder plants. Login eFloras Home Help.

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Aristida adscensionis

Pakistan Family List Atistida Aristida. The culms are thin, erect or geniculate, stiff, simple or branching at the lower nodes, yellow to bright green in colour, becoming straw coloured when matured Quattrocchi, ; Bogdan, CRC World dictionary of grasses: Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

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Much of the western US: Soares da Silva, D. It is tolerant of drought provided there is occasional rain. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: This species is featured in: