Taxon: Spartina pectinata Link

 
Genus: Spartina
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Zoysieae
        Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 70746
Place of publication: K. P. J. Sprengel et al., Jahrb. Gewächsk. 1(3):92. 1820
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 31 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (for wetlands & prairies fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hort Rev 39:131. 2012)
  • Environmental: revegetator (for wetlands & prairies fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boe, A. & D. K. Lee 2007. Genetic varaition for biomass production in prairie cordgrass and switchgrass Crop Sci. (Madison) 47:929-934.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. 1979-1981 (Aquat SE US)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Meyer, M. H. 2012. Chapter 3. Ornamental grasses in the United States Hort. Rev. 39:121-151.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:199.
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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