Taxon: Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A. Gray

 
Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 35355
Place of publication: Manual 576. 1848
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 49 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Environmental: revegetator ()
  • Environmental: wildlife habitat ()
  • Animal food: forage (mainly when young fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Quebec (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.), British Columbia (s.), Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (s.w.), Indiana, Maine (s.w.), Massachusetts (e.), Michigan, New Hampshire (s.e.), New York (e. & n.), Ohio, Pennsylvania (e.), Vermont (s.)]
    • 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, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (e.), Arkansas, Kentucky (w.), Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina (e.), Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, Tamaulipas]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:398.
  3. Correa, M. N. Flora patagonica. (F Patag)
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  7. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  8. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  9. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  10. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  13. Ott, J. E. et al. 2011. 15. Vegetation dynamics at a Mojave desert restoration site, 1992-2007 Nat. Resources Environm. Issues 16(Art. 15):1-15.
  14. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México (Sida) 21(3):570-572.
  15. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:205.
  16. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  17. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?35355. Accessed 22 April 2018.