Aristida californica var. glabrata

Synonyms: Aristida glabrata
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 321.

Cauline internodes glabrous. Lower glumes 4-8 mm; upper glumes 7-15 mm; awns forming a 4-16 mm column, free portions 12-40 mm.


Aristida californica var. glabrata grows in sandy to rocky soils of desert grassland and desert thorn-scrub communities in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts at elevations of 500-1400 m, generally to the east of var. californica.

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Lower Taxa