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Purple three-awn Overview
Aristida purpurea is a perennial grass species, native in North America and commonly known as Purple three-awn grass. It grows to under 1 metre tall and the flower glumes are often light brown or reddish-purple in colour. An indigenous alternative to Aristida purpurea is the fast-growing, frost-hardy Aristida junciformis.