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Taxon: Sporobolus flexuosus (Thurb. ex Vasey) Rydb.

 
Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 35362
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32:601. 1905
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 19 (19 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • mesa dropseed  (Source: Grass Tex) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas (s.w.), Oklahoma (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Nevada (s.), Utah (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora]


References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:398.
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  5. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  6. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  7. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México (Sida) 21(3):572-574.
  8. 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35362. Accessed 19 February 2019.