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Taxon: Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc.

 
Genus: Tridens
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Pappophorinae
Nomen number: 40150
Place of publication: Rhodora 8:210. 1906
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Feb-2004
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 86 (83 active, 67 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • purpletop  (Source: Glea Cron) - English
  • purpletop tridens  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • redtop  (Source: F NC Tex) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (s.), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas (e.), Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Illinois, Oklahoma, Wisconsin (s.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3403), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (c.), Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo León, Tamaulipas]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:403.
  2. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  3. Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas. (F NC Tex)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  7. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  8. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  10. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  11. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  12. Tateoka, T. 1961. A biosystematic study of Tridens (Gramineae) Amer. J. Bot. 48:572.
  13. Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource). (Atlas SCarol)
  14. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  15. Willliams, A. H. 1997. Range expansion northward in Illinois and into Wisconsin of Tridens flavus (Poaceae) (Rhodora) 99:344-351.
  16. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Tenn Online)
  17. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)
  18. Yatskievych, G. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition. 1999- (F Missouri 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=40150. Accessed 25 March 2019.