Aristida ternipes

A common plant on rocky slopes, one of the "one-awned three-awns", similar to Aristida schiedeana but with straight rather than bent awns and stiffly spreading primary branches in the inflorescence.

Inflorescences in the Franklin Mts., 15 Sep 06.

Spikelets, near La Cueva in the Organ Mts., 7 Sep 06.

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