Taxon: Phalaris caroliniana Walter

 
Genus: Phalaris
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Phalaridinae
Nomen number: 27518
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 74. 1788
Name Verified on: 25-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Carolina Canary grass  (Source: Grass Tex) - English
  • May grass  (Source: F GPlains) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Ohio
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Oregon
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Europe

    • : Europe
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Puerto Rico

References:

  • Baldini, R. M. 1995. Revision of the genus Phalaris L. (Gramineae) (Webbia) 49:299.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Gould, F. W. & R. Moran The grasses of Baja California, Mexico. 1981 (Grass Baja)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)

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