Taxon: Polypogon australis Brongn.

Genus: Polypogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 29310
Place of publication: L. I. Duperrey, Voy. monde 2(Phanérogamie):21. 1829
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Chilean beard grass  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Chubut, - La Pampa, - Neuquen, - Rio Negro, - Santa Cruz, - Tucuman; Chile

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California


  • 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)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)


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