Triplasis purpurea (Walt.) Chapman var. purpurea
- Botanical Name
- Triplasis purpurea (Walt.) Chapman var. purpurea
- Common Name
- Purple Sandgrass
- Flora of Virginia Name/Status
- Triplasis purpurea (Walter) Chapman var. purpurea
- All North American plants are var. purpurea.
- Dune grasslands, openings in dune scrub and woodlands, upper beaches and overwash flats, sandy estuarine river shores, sandhill woodlands, and dry sandy clearings. Common in the maritime and lower estuarine zones of the Coastal Plain; rare in sandhills and other sandy areas of the inner Coastal Plain.
- Native Status
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