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purple spear grass
Piptochaetium stipoides
purple spear grass Grass Family
Piptochaetium stipoides Poaceae
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English common name
  •purple spear grass
accepted scientific name
  •Piptochaetium stipoides (Trin. & Rupr.) Hack. ex Arechav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Piptochaetium stipoides (205)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Robert Steers
Image License: public domain -- attribution requested
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 2nd week of February

How Likely at this Location (64%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Flora Uruguay (9)
Flora Digital (2)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base