Loose Silkybent (Apera spica-venti)

  • Loose Silkybent (Apera Spica-Venti)
    Credit: Lamiot | Own work by uploader | License: PD Old
  • Loose Silkybent (Apera Spica-Venti)
    Credit: Hegi Gustav | Ilustierte Flora von Mittel-europa | License: PD Old
  • Loose Silkybent (Apera Spica-Venti)
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old

Apera Spica-Venti, or more commonly know as Loose Silkybent, is a graminoid of the genus Apera. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Apera Spica-Venti or Loose Silkybent's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont and Washington.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Apera
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)

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