Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L. - Eastern Gamma Grass
Family - Poaceae
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Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - Upland prairies, glades, savannas, margins of mesic to dry upland woods, roadsides, railroads, disturbed sites.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This big species can be found scattered throughout most of Missouri but is most common in the western half of the state. The plant is a characteristic upland prairie species.
Photographs taken at Taberville Prairie, MO., 6-7-03 and 6-16-05.