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Taxon: Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene

 
Genus: Distichlis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Monanthochloinae
Nomen number: 14415
Place of publication: Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2:415. 1887
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Apr-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 40 (33 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide F Utah ed2; NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2002); erosion control (fide F Utah ed2; NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2002)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Prince Edward Island]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia (s.w.), Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (s.), Maine (e. & s.), Massachusetts (e.), New Hampshire (s.e.), New Jersey, New York (s.e.), Rhode Island]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (e.), Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon (w.), Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (e.), Louisiana (s.), Maryland (e.), Mississippi (s.), North Carolina (e.), South Carolina (e.), Virginia (e.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cayman Islands, [Grand Cayman] Cuba
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  4. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  6. Englert, J. M. et al. 2002. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  9. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  11. Hitchcock, A. S. Grasses of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 24:291-556. (Grass EPB)
  12. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  13. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  14. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  16. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  17. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  18. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  19. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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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=14415. Accessed 14 December 2018.