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Taxon: Danthonia compressa Austin

 
Genus: Danthonia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Danthonioideae
Tribe: Danthonieae
Nomen number: 404584
Place of publication: C. H. Peck, Rep. (Annual) Regents Univ. State New York State Cab. Nat. Hist. 22:54. 1869 (Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 3:21. 1872)
Link to protologue:
Comment: Peck ascribes name to Austin on p. 44 & descr. on p. 54-55
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • flat-stem oat grass  (Source: Food Feed Crops US) - English
  • flattened oat grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • mountain oat grass  (Source: F WVa) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass US; Food Feed Crops US); forage (fide Grass US; Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.e.), Prince Edward Island, Quebec (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (e. & c.), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.e.), Arkansas (e.-c.), Georgia, Kentucky (e.), Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Danthonia&SpeciesID=compressa), Virginia]


References:

  1. Baeza P., C. M. 1996. Los géneros Danthonia DC. y Rhytidosperma Steud. (Poaceae) en América - Una revisión (Sendtnera) 3:37.
  2. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  5. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  6. Linder, H. P. et al. 2010. A generic classification of the Danthonioideae (Poaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97:349.
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  9. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  10. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  11. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)

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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=404584. Accessed 20 November 2018.