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Taxon: Calamovilfa longifolia (Hook.) Scribn.

 
Genus: Calamovilfa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Zoysieae
Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 8370
Place of publication: E. Hackel, True grasses 113. 1890
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (9 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • prairie sand-reed  (Source: F GPlains) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: revegetator; revegetator

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.), British Columbia (s.e.), Manitoba (s.), Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (n.w.), Michigan]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho (n.), Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (n.e.)]


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [North Dakota, South Dakota]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (n.e.)


References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. CRC Press. Note: Revised version of AH 170
  2. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  3. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  7. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  10. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  11. Stubbendieck, J. et al. 1992. North American range plants. 117.
  12. Thieret, J. W. 1966. Synopsis of the genus Calamovilfa (Gramineae). Castanea 31:151.
  13. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.

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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=8370. Accessed 7 December 2019.