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Taxon: Spartina alterniflora Loisel.

Genus: Spartina
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Zoysieae.
Nomen number: 103562
Place of publication: Fl. gall. 719. 1807
Name verified on: 31-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA(and hybrids)ª*, ORª*, WAª*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • salt-water cordgrass   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • smooth cordgrass   (Source: Grass US ) – English
  • hu hua mi cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • spartine alterniflore   (Source: F NAmer ) – French

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Chase, A. & C. D. Niles, comps. 1962. Index to grass species.
  • Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. [introduced].
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1984. The grasses of Bahia.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1988. Hatschbach's Parana grasses.
  • Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996–. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47.
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Check other web resources for Spartina alterniflora Loisel.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?103562 (20 April 2014)

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