Taxon: Andropogon gerardi Vitman

 
Genus: Andropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 3215
Place of publication: Summa pl. 6:16. 1792
Comment: the original spelling is permissible under Melbourne 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 Melbourne ICN Art. 60.12
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1499 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, - Durango, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Zacatecas
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Montana, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Guanajuato, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Oaxaca, - Puebla
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Honduras

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Foster, S. & J. A. Duke A field guide to medicinal plants: Eastern/Central North America, 2nd ed. 2000 (EastC Med Pl)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales Flora of New South Wales. 1961-1984 (F NSW)
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)

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