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Taxon: Andropogon gerardi Vitman

 
Genus: Andropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Andropogoninae
Nomen number: 3215
Place of publication: Summa pl. 6:16. 1792
Link to protologue:
Comment: the original spelling is permissible under Shenzhen ICN Rec. 60C.2, since the given name Gerard or Gérard, which dates at least to the Early Middle Ages when Latin was the international language of Europe, has a well-established latinized form and is not correctable under Shenzhen ICN Art. 60.8
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1501 (1228 active, 149 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F NAmer) revegetator (for roadsides and prairies fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999; Grass VarUSA) wildlife habitat
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.e.), Manitoba (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Utah (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States (c.)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

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  2. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas
  9. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  11. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  13. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  14. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  15. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16
  16. National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961-1984. Flora of New South Wales.
  17. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  18. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  21. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Andropogon&SpeciesID=gerardii target='_blank'
  22. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?3215. Accessed 23 October 2019.