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Taxon: Danthonia spicata (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.

 
Genus: Danthonia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Danthonioideae
Tribe: Danthonieae
Nomen number: 103485
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 2:690. 1817
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6 (5 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Danthonia&SpeciesID=spicata), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Nevada]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo, Puebla, Veracruz]


References:

  1. Baeza P., C. M. 1996. Los géneros Danthonia DC. y Rhytidosperma Steud. (Poaceae) en América - Una revisión (Sendtnera) 3:58.
  2. Englert, J. 1999. New and upcoming native grass releases from the Eastern US Plant Materials Centers (Proc E Nat Grass Sym) 2:131.
  3. Fernald, M. L. Gray's manual of botany, ed. 8. (Grays Man)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  6. Linder, H. P. et al. 2010. A generic classification of the Danthonioideae (Poaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97:350.
  7. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)

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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?id=103485. Accessed 11 December 2018.