Genus: Nassella (Trin.) É. Desv.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Stipeae
Common names: needlegrass
Genus number: 7991
Last updated: 21-Mar-2017
Accession Count: 136 (102 active, 64 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Barkworth, M. E. & M. A. Torres 2001. Distribution and diagnostic characters of Nassella (Poaceae: Stipeae). (Taxon) 50:439-468.
  • Reyna, J. V. & M. E. Barkworth 1994. El genero Nassella (Poaceae: Stipeae) en Mexico. Acta Bot. Mex. 26:63-75.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Nassella
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 26 June 2019.