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Taxon: Andropogon gerardi Vitman

 
Genus: Andropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Andropogoninae
Nomen number: 3215
Place of publication: Summa pl. 6:16. 1792
Link to protologue:
Comment: the original spelling is permissible under Melbourne ICN Rec. 60C.2, since the given name Gerard or Gérard, which dates at least to the Early Middle Ages when Latin was the international language of Europe, has a well-established latinized form and is not correctable under Melbourne ICN Art. 60.12
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1501 (1228 active, 157 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F NAmer); revegetator (for roadsides and prairies fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999; Grass VarUSA); wildlife habitat
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Quebec (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba (s.), Saskatchewan (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, 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=Andropogon&SpeciesID=gerardii), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Utah (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States (c.)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  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. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  10. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  12. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  15. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  16. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  17. National Herbarium of New South Wales Flora of New South Wales. (F NSW)
  18. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  19. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  21. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)

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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=3215. Accessed 18 September 2018.