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Taxon: Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb.

 
Genus: Vulpia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 41940
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36:538. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 19 (18 active, 12 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • six-weeks fescue  (Source: Grass US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.), Québec (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.), British Columbia, Manitoba (s.), Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine (s.w.), Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire (s.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont (n.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota (w.), Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon (n.), Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte)]


References:

  1. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  3. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. Note: = Festuca octoflora
  4. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  5. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.

Check other web resources for Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. :


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=41940. Accessed 16 July 2019.