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Tanglehead

Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.

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Heteropogon contortus (Tanglehead) is a species of perennial grass in the family True grasses. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, The Hawaiian Islands, Caatinga, Maranhao, AmazôNia, Cerrado, Ceará, Piauí, and Acre (Brazil). They have simple, broad leaves and yellow flowers. Flowers are visited by Lipotriches bigibba (Saussure 1890). Individuals can grow to 0.7 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of tanglehead. View this species on GBIF