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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. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to the Hawaiian Islands, the contiguous United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Caatinga, Maranhao, Amazônia, Cerrado, Ceará, Piauí, and Acre (Brazil). Tanglehead has simple, broad leaves and yellow flowers. Flowers are visited by Lipotriches bigibba (Saussure 1890). Tanglehead is a photoautotroph.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of tanglehead