Prickly Spiralgrass (Tuctoria mucronata)


Tuctoria Mucronata, or more commonly know as Prickly Spiralgrass, is a graminoid of the genus Tuctoria. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Tuctoria Mucronata or Prickly Spiralgrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of California.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Tuctoria
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Endangered
  • Federal T/E Common Name: prickly spiralgrass
  • State T/E Status: CA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CA (Solano Orcutt grass)

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