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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. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • alkali cordgrass  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territory (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • 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 Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  3. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  4. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)

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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=35181. Accessed 15 November 2018.