Taxon: Sporobolus airoides (Torr.) Torr.

 
Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 35344
Place of publication: Pacif. Railr. Rep. Parke, Bot. 21. 1856 (Pacif. Railr. Rep. 7(3):21. 1857)
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 58 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: revegetator ()
  • Animal food: fodder (if eaten or cut early fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Animal food: forage (if eaten or cut early fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas, Missouri (w.), Nebraska, North Dakota (s.w.), Oklahoma, South Dakota (s.w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho (s.), Montana, Oregon (s.e.), Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Puebla]


References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  2. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:397.
  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. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  9. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  10. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  11. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México (Sida) 21(3):558-561.

Check other web resources for Sporobolus airoides (Torr.) Torr. :


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=35344. Accessed 21 April 2018.