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Taxon: Eragrostis spectabilis (Pursh) Steud.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15314
Place of publication: Nomencl. bot. ed. 2, 1:564. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 11 (11 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • purple love grass  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • éragrostide brillante  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • purpurkärleksgräs  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.), Quebec (s.w.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-D-L.html), Indiana, Maine (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-D-L.html), Massachusetts (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-D-L.html), Michigan, New Hampshire (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-D-L.html), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-D-L.html), Vermont (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-D-L.html), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota (s.e.), Oklahoma, South Dakota (e.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (s.e.), Wyoming (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3788), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Eragrostis&SpeciesID=spectabilis), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Angelo, R. & D. E. Boufford Atlas of the flora of New England (on-line resource). (Atlas NEng)
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  6. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  8. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  9. Peterson, P. M. & J. Valdés-Reyna 2005. Eragrostis (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Eragrostideae: Eragrostidinae) from northeastern Mexico (Sida) 21:1413-1414.
  10. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  11. Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource). (Atlas SCarol)
  12. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  13. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource). (F Wisconsin)
  14. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

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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=15314. Accessed 16 December 2018.