Tridens ambiguus

pine barren fluffgrass, pinebarren tridens
Family

Poaceae

Leaf Arrangement

basal (rosulate)

Leaf Attachment

sheathing

Leaf Margin

entire

Leaf Type

simple

Leaf Shape

linear

Growth Form

graminoid

Flower Color

inconspicuous

Flower Month

August - October

Height (meters)

0.6 - 1.0

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

perennial


Wetland Class

FACW

Animal Use

Young foliage is grazed in the spring and early summer. Because plants are widely scattered and foliage is sparse, this species contributes little to the yearly diet of cattle.

Habitat

Wet pinelands and savannahs.