Alpine Violetgrass

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Alpine Violetgrass
(Textudopoa tundraformes)
Artwork of Alpine Violetgrass
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Irinya Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Rhagioanthia
Phoenopoopsida
Phoenopoales
Textudopoaceae
Textudopoa
Textudopoa tundraformes
Week/Generation 5/34
Habitat Alpine
Size 6-10 cm Tall
Primary Mobility Sessile
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Passive (Stomata)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual (Produces a small, hard nut which is eaten and then deposited elsewhere)
Descendant of Ancestor of


When violetgrass colonized the alpine regions, it needed to become hardier. It adapted to grow in smaller, more closely packed tufts, usually between and around rocks. Its berry became a small, hard nut which herbivores, such as the azelak, will usually swallow whole. This seed is then deposited elsewhere when the animal excretes it.

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Yuccagave (order Phoenopoales)
  • Beach Carnofern (class Phoenopoopsida)