Taxon: Spartina patens (Aiton) Muhl.

 
Genus: Spartina
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Zoysieae
Nomen number: 70745
Place of publication: Cat. pl. Amer. sept. 8. 1813
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 68 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass US; Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Grass US)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Weed: (fide Global Comp Weeds)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Rhode Island
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Virginia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda - Antigua; Bahamas; Bermuda; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix, - St. John

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Central America

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. 1996 (F St John)
  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • 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)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1971. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US) 2:959.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the West Indies. 1936 (Grass WInd)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
  • 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)
  • Proctor, G. R. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI. 1984 (F Cayman)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Randall, R. P. A global compendium of weeds. 2002 (Global Comp Weeds)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)

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