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Taxon: Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb.

 
Genus: Vulpia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 41940
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36:538. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 18 (17 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • six-weeks fescue  (Source: Grass US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.), Quebec (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.), British Columbia, Manitoba (s.), Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine (s.w.), Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire (s.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont (n.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota (w.), Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon (n.), Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte]


References:

  1. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  3. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  4. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  5. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)

Check other web resources for Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. :


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?41940. Accessed 20 November 2018.