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Taxon: Calamagrostis coarctata Eaton

Genus: Calamagrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 8347
Place of publication: Man. bot. ed. 5:144. 1829
Link to protologue:
Comment: since this name was originally based on Arundo coarctata Torr., an illegitimate later homonym (non Poir.; Shenzhen ICN Art. 53), there is no parenthetical authorship (Shenzhen ICN Art. 58)
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (c.), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky (e.), Louisiana (Grant Parish), Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: = C. cinnoides (Muhl.) W. P. C. Barton
  2. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. Note: = Calamagrostis cinnoides (Muhl.) W. P. C. Barton
  3. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  4. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Calamagrostis&SpeciesID=cinnoides target='_blank' Note: = Calamagrostis cinnoides (Muhl.) W. P. C. Barton

Check other web resources for Calamagrostis coarctata Eaton :


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?8347. Accessed 22 September 2019.