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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Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in arjstida summary table is based on all the information available. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Composition and degradation of jackrabbit and cottontail fecal pellets, Texas High Plains.

Pakistan Sind, Baluchistan, Punjab, N. It is native to the Americas but it is distributed nearly worldwide. The inflorescences are panicles, up to 30 cm long, more often dense and narrow but sometimes lax adscrnsionis flexuous Quattrocchi, ; Bogdan, adscwnsionis Annual grass cm; inflorescence narrow and spikelike, often with a purplish color; spikelets with one floret, unequal glumes; lemma elongated into a twisted awn column, apex bearing three awns mm long.

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Aristida adscensionis Calflora

US Forest Service, Found on dry sandy or rocky slopes, deserts, dry mesas, often on disturbed soils from 1, ft m ; flowers June-October. It is tolerant of drought provided there is occasional rain. The distinction between annuals and perennials in the tropics and subtropics is not always very clear and often appears to be a facultative difference of little taxonomic consequence.


Related Links opens in a new window. Online resource USDA, There are no pictures available for this datasheet If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact: This Poaceae adscenionis is a stub. 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, This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be aristiva as soon as possible.

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Aristida adscensionis

Panicle up to 30 cm long, occasionally lax, usually contracted about the main branches, sometimes narrow and dense. The chemical composition of the grasses of Kenya – III.

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It adscensionid from sea level up to an altitude of m. It is used in ethno-medicine as a lactation stimulant for women and to prevent itch and ringworm Quattrocchi, ; Burkill, Indeed, perennial plants, otherwise indistinguishable from typical var. Leaf-blades linear, up to 20 cm long and 3 mm wide, expanded or folded. The same may be said of Aristida depressa, an extreme form completely intergrading with Aristida adscensionis.

Culms erect, somewhat geniculately ascending, arjstida branched from the base and lower nodes, glabrous, smooth, often purplish; nodes glabrous, smooth. Common needle grass Aristida adscensionis.

Kyffhäuser flora – Aristida adscensionis

Small tufted annual, erect stems cm, highly branched above base sheaths have papery margin, shorter than internodes. Six-weeks Tripleawn a North American name is probably grazed by cattle, but nothing more definite about its economic value in Pakistan seems to be known. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans. Allelopathic effects of Aristida adscensionis on Rhizobium. This is a very widespread species in the drier areas of the world.


Spikelets pallid, green or purple; glumes unequal, linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, scaberulous on the keel, emarginate and mucronate or acute but never awned, the upper mm long, the lower mm shorter; lemma 17 mm long, sometimes no longer than the glumes but usually exceeding the upper by mm or more, laterally compressed, aadscensionis, scabrid on the keel or sometimes generally scaberulous on the upper part, passing into the awn without constriction or articulation; callus narrowly oblong, adscensuonis.

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Its value as fodder is controversial: Common needle grass Aristida adscensionisaerial part, fresh. Pakistan Family List Poaceae Aristida. It was found useful for the stabilization of sand-dunes in India and Senegal Burkill, Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help!

Authentication This information is awaiting authentication adscenzionis a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Ravenna grass Saccharum ravennae.

Aristida, published in Barkworth et al. It grows easily in disturbed and waste areas and has potential to become a weed. Which species are on the road to recovery?

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