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Taxon: Muhlenbergia capillaris (Lam.) Trin.

 
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Muhlenbergiinae
Nomen number: 465937
Place of publication: Gram. unifl. sesquifl. 191, 296. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Oct-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • hairy-awn muhly  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • long-awn hairgrass  (Source: L West Indies) - English
  • purple grass  (Source: L West Indies) - English
  • rabo de pavo real  (Source: F PR ed2) - Spanish (Puerto Rico)
  • yerba de pelos  (Source: F PR ed2) - Spanish (Puerto Rico)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (s.), Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio (s.), Pennsylvania (s.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Kansas (e.), Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (e.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Jalisco, Quintana Roo]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V. Phytologia 37:366.
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 2000. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2.
  6. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.

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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=465937. Accessed 18 August 2019.