Taxon: Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn.

 
Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 35394
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 9:103. 1882
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Feb-2004
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: revegetator ()
  • Animal food: forage (fide Mejia Saules & Davila Aranda 1992)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma (n.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (w.-c.), Utah (s.w.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Colima, Federal District, Hidalgo, Mexico]


References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:398.
  2. Beetle, A. A. Las Gramineas de Mexico. 1983 (Grass Mex) 249.
  3. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  8. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  9. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México (Sida) 21(3):586-588.

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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=35394. Accessed 19 April 2018.