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Taxon: Spartina ×townsendii H. Groves & J. Groves

 
Genus: Spartina
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 35182
Place of publication: Rep. Bot. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 1880:37. 1881
Link to protologue:
Comment: [= S. alterniflora × S. maritima]
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Townsend's cordgrass  (Source: F GB Ire) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide F Eur; F GB Ire; Atlas Brit Isles); erosion control (fide F Eur; F GB Ire; Atlas Brit Isles)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom [England (s.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (w.)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s.e.)
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe (w.)


References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  2. Ayres, D. R. & D. R. Strong 2001. Origin and genetic diversity of Spartina anglica (Poaceae) using nuclear DNA markers Amer. J. Bot. 88:1863-1867.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  5. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  6. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  7. Preston, C. D. et al., eds. New atlas of the British and Irish flora. (Atlas Brit Isles)
  8. Sell, P. & G. Murrell Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. (F GB Ire)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Spartina ×townsendii H. Groves & J. Groves :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=35182. Accessed 14 November 2018.