Taxon: Ammophila breviligulata Fernald

Genus: Ammophila
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 100492
Place of publication: Rhodora 22:71. 1920
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Dict Gard; Grass VarUSA)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia

  • Cultivated

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Northern America

    • North America


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