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Taxon: Calamovilfa gigantea (Nutt.) Scribn. & Merr.

 
Genus: Calamovilfa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 8369
Place of publication: Circ. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 35:2. 1901
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-2005
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 9 (5 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • big sand-reed  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • giant sand-reed  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas (s.), Nebraska (s.w.), Oklahoma (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (s.e.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (n.), Utah (n.w.& s.)]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  5. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  6. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  8. Thieret, J. W. 1966. Synopsis of the genus Calamovilfa (Gramineae) (Castanea) 31:150.
  9. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)

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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=8369. Accessed 21 April 2019.