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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.
Accessions: 11 (11 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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 [Québec (s.w.), Ontario (s.)]
    • 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, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Angelo, R. & D. E. Boufford. Atlas of the flora of New England (on-line resource).
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  6. Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  8. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of 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. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  11. Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource).
  12. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  13. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  14. 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=Eragrostis&SpeciesID=spectabilis target='_blank'
  15. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Eragrostis spectabilis (Pursh) Steud. :


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?id=15314. Accessed 6 December 2019.