Taxon: Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn.

 
Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Zoysieae
Nomen number: 35394
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 9:103. 1882
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Feb-2004
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Mejia Saules & Davila Aranda 1992)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas, - Baja Sur
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Colima, - Hidalgo, - Mexico, - Federal District
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Utah

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:398.
  • Beetle, A. A. Las Gramineas de Mexico. 1983 (Grass Mex) 249.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. 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)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • 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)
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México (Sida) 21(3):586-588.

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