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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. Last Changed: 01-Jul-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

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, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Saccharum&SpeciesID=alopecuroides), Virginia]
    • 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 Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  4. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  5. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  6. Webster, R. D. & R. B. Shaw 1995. Taxonomy of the native North American species of Saccharum (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) (Sida) 16:558-562.
  7. Yatskievych, G. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition. 1999- (F Missouri ed2)
  8. 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=416095. Accessed 14 November 2018.