Taxon: Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth

 
Genus: Nassella
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Stipeae
Nomen number: 402095
Place of publication: Taxon 39:612. 1990
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 15-Apr-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 51 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: revegetator ()
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Animal food: forage ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territory (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (n.w.), Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]


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. Barkworth, M. E. 1990. Nassella (Gramineae, Stipeae): revised interpretation and nomenclatural changes (Taxon) 39:597-614.
  3. Barkworth, M. E. & A. M. Torres 2001. Distribution and diagnostic characters of Nassella (Poaceae: Stipeae) (Taxon) 50:459.
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)

Check other web resources for Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth :

Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=402095. Accessed 17 June 2018.