Taxon: Eriochloa sericea (Scheele) Munro ex Vasey

Genus: Eriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 15621
Place of publication: Bull. Div. Bot. U.S.D.A. 12(1): t. 1. 1890
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Texas cup grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Coahuila
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Shaw, R. B. & R. Webster 1987. The genus Eriochloa (Poaceae: Paniceae) in North and Central America (Sida) 12:199.


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