Tridens flavus (L. ) Hitchc.
PURPLETOP TRIDENS
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Tridens flavus
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Tridens flavus

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Tridens flavus
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Tridens flavus

Tridens flavus
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Tridens flavus

Tridens flavus
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Tridens flavus

Tridens flavus
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Tridens flavus

Tridens flavus
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Tridens flavus
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Ceratobasidiaceae  Rhizoctonia solani @ 880326A (1)
Clavicipitaceae  Balansia epichloe @ BPI (3)
Helotiaceae  Pocillum cesatii @ 880381B (1); 880382B (1)
Leptosphaeriaceae  Coniothyrium psammae @ 880279D (1)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Phaeosphaeria eustoma @ 880381C (1); 880382C (1)

Stagonospora graminella @ 880326B (1)

Stagonospora simplicior @ 880381A (1); 880382A (1)

Stagonospora tridentis @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Curvularia protuberata @ 880279B (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia emaculata @ BPI (1)

Puccinia windsoriae @ BPI (41)
_  Neottiosporina paspali @ 880279C (1)

Rhynchosporina tridentis @ 880326C (1); 880279A (1); BPI (1)

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Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc.
purpletop tridens

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General Information
Symbol: TRFL2
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   N
Characteristics
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Jeff McMillian. Provided by Almost Eden . United States, LA. Usage Requirements .

©Jeff McMillian. Provided by Almost Eden . United States, LA. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 233. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Tridens Roem. & Schult. – tridens
Species Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc. – purpletop tridens

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Tridens flavus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Tridens flavus</i>
(L.) Hitchc. var. <i>
chapmanii</i>
(Small) Shinners
Tridens flavus var. chapmanii
Chapman's tridens Distribution of <i>
Tridens flavus</i>
(L.) Hitchc. var. <i>
flavus </i>
Tridens flavus var. flavus
purpletop tridens

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains UPL
Midwest UPL
Northcentral & Northeast UPL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast UPL

Related Links

More Accounts and Images
ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (TRFL2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (TRFL2)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (TRFL2)
Native Plants Network (TRFL2)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Treatment (TRFL2)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Illustration (TRFL2)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Map (TRFL2)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (TRFL2)
Related Websites
VA-Virginia Tech Weed Identification Guide (TRFL2)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Miller Minor Minor

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Miller

Sources

Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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