Monographs Details: Aristida basiramea var. curtissii (A.Gray) Shinners
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Variety Description - First glume 5–8 mm, the second 7–13 mm; central awn 7–12.5 mm, the lateral ones 2–4 mm, straight, erect. (A. c.; A. dichotoma var. c.)