Taxon: Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.

 
Genus: Tripsacum
    Section: Tripsacum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 40489
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1261. 1759
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 168 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Proc E Nat Grass Sym)
  • Environmental: ornamental (for xeriscape landscaping fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001; Proc E Nat Grass Sym)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Proc E Nat Grass Sym; Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: wildlife habitat (fide Proc E Nat Grass Sym; Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US; NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in maize (fide Phytopatology 71:520. 1981)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of maize (based on the knowledge of Tripsacum genetics fide Maydica 52. 2007; Corn 24. 2004, for diploid, 2n=36, tetraploid, 2n=72, and also 2n=54)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - Oklahoma, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Massachusetts, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, - Durango, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - 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 - Aguascalientes, - Chiapas, - Federal District, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba; Hispaniola
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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  • Bergquist, R. R. 1981. Transfer from Tripsacum dactyloides to corn of a major gene locus conditioning resistance to Puccinia sorghi (Phytopathology) 71:518-520.
  • Bergquist, R. R. 1981. Transfer from Tripsacum dactyloides to corn of a major gene locus conditioning resistance to Puccinia sorghi (Phytopathology) 71:518-520.
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