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
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)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - 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
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • Barkworth, M. E. 1990. Nassella (Gramineae, Stipeae): revised interpretation and nomenclatural changes (Taxon) 39:597-614.
  • Barkworth, M. E. & A. M. Torres 2001. Distribution and diagnostic characters of Nassella (Poaceae: Stipeae) (Taxon) 50:459.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)

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Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image