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Taxon: Muhlenbergia rigens (Benth.) Hitchc.

 
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Muhlenbergiinae
Nomen number: 455163
Place of publication: J. Washington Acad. Sci. 23:453. 1933
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (7 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • deer grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, Sonora, Zacatecas, Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puebla]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  2. Herrera-Arrieta, Y. & P. M. Peterson. 2007. Muhlenbergia (Poaceae) de Chihuahua, México. Sida, Bot. Misc. 29:60-62.
  3. Herrera-Arrieta, Y. 2001. Las Gramíneus de Durango
  4. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16

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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=455163. Accessed 19 July 2019.