Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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streambed bristlegrass
Setaria leucopila
Setaria leucopila
streambed bristlegrass Grass Family
Setaria leucopila Poaceae
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English common names
  •streambed bristlegrass
  •plains bristlegrass
Spanish common name
  •cola de zorro
accepted scientific name
  •Setaria leucopila (Scribn. & Merr.) K. Schum.
rules for finding collection records
  •Setaria leucopila (83)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Russ Kleinman & Richard Felger, Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences and the Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium
Image License: They are free for you to use as you wish.
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 3rd week of April
Native to the southern plains of the United States

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base