Taxon: Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A. Gray

 
Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Zoysieae
Nomen number: 35355
Place of publication: Manual 576. 1848
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: 34 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Ontario
    • 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 York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Baja Sur, - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - South Carolina, - Tennessee
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:398.
  • Correa, M. N. Flora patagonica. 1969- (F Patag)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. 1999 (F NE US)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México (Sida) 21(3):570-572.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:205.
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)
  • 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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