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feather fingergrass
Chloris virgata
Chloris virgata
feather fingergrass Grass Family
Chloris virgata Poaceae
common names
  feather fingergrass
  feather windmill grass
  showy chloris
accepted scientific name
  Chloris virgata Sw.
rules for finding collection records
  Chloris virgata (55)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 3rd week of June
Non-Native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Chloris virgata   Sw.   (TSN: 41558, Index: 770)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names