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Taxon: Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash subsp. scoparium

 
Genus: Schizachyrium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Andropogoninae
Nomen number: 416216
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Feb-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • broom beard grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • broom bluestem  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • little bluestem  (Source: Grass US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: revegetator; revegetator

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • 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, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León]


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • North America


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


References:

  1. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = var. scoparium
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: = var. scoparium
  3. Gandhi, K. N. & F. E. Smeins. 1996. Four new combinations and one neotypification in Schizachyrium (Poaceae). Harvard Pap. Bot. 8:67-68.
  4. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  5. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  6. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16

Check other web resources for Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash subsp. scoparium :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?416216. Accessed 22 November 2019.