Taxon: Pleuraphis rigida Thurb.

 
Genus: Pleuraphis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Cynodonteae
Nomen number: 28866
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Bot. California 2:293. 1880
Name Verified on: 16-Oct-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Sep-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide F CalifJep; Intermt F, as Hilaria rigida)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Hilaria rigida)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, - Chihuahua, - Sonora
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah

References:

  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • 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)
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)

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