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Taxon: Saccharum alopecuroides (L.) Nutt.

 
Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 416095
Place of publication: Gen. N. Amer. pl. 1:60. 1818 "alopecuroideum"
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • silver plume grass  (Source: F Ohio) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, New Jersey, Ohio (s.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Burner, D. M. et al. 1997. Genetic diversity of North American and Old World Saccharum assessed by RAPD analysis. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:235-240.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  4. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio. Note: = Erianthus alopecuroides (L.) Elliott
  5. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri. Note: = Erianthus alopecuroides (L.) Elliott
  6. Webster, R. D. & R. B. Shaw. 1995. Taxonomy of the native North American species of Saccharum (Poaceae: Andropogoneae). Sida 16:558-562. Note: lists as "alopecuroideum"
  7. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Saccharum&SpeciesID=alopecuroidum target='_blank' Note: lists as "Saccharum alopecuroidum" (L.) Nutt.
  8. Yatskievych, G. 1999-. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition Note: = Erianthus alopecuroides (L.) Elliott
  9. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:550.

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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=416095. Accessed 16 September 2019.