Patagonia Wildflowers
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bristle basketgrass
Oplismenus hirtellus
Oplismenus hirtellus
bristle basketgrass Grass Family
Oplismenus hirtellus Poaceae
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English common names
  •bristle basketgrass
  •bamboo grass
Spanish common names
  •zacate de labor
  •zacate perfumado
accepted scientific name
  •Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P. Beauv.
rules for finding collection records
  •Oplismenus hirtellus (166)
  •Oplismenus setarius (3)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass, Bamboo
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 2nd week of July

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base