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Taxon: Spartina gracilis Trin.

 
Genus: Spartina
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 35181
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 6,4(1-2):110. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • alkali cordgrass  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territories (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas, Minnesota (w.), Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • Mexico (n. & c.)


References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  3. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  4. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.

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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=35181. Accessed 22 July 2019.