church-mouse three-awn, Curtiss's three-awn
[Aristida basiramea var. curtissii Engelm. ex Vasey, more...]
Etymology: Aristida: from Latin arista, meaning "awn" or "a beard"
Plants: annual grass
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Grasses of Iowa: Detailed photographs, descriptions, maps