USDA ARS United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area

Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)

  GRIN Taxonomy for Plants
Jump to common names  Jump to economic impacts  Jump to distribution  Jump to references  Jump to synonyms  Jump to links to other online resources  Jump to images

***Please tell us why you value GRIN Taxonomy***

Taxon: Pleuraphis rigida Thurb.

Genus: Pleuraphis
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Cynodonteae.
Nomen number: 28866
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Bot. California 2:293. 1880
Name verified on: 16-Oct-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Sep-2011
No species priority site assigned.
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.


Common names:

  • big galleta   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Animal food: forage   (fide F CalifJep; Intermt F, as Hilaria rigida)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury, as Hilaria rigida)
More:

Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [= Hilaria rigida (Thurb.) Scribn.].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. [= Hilaria rigida (Thurb.) Scribn.].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [= Hilaria rigida (Thurb.) Scribn.].
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. [= Hilaria rigida (Thurb.) Scribn.].
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Pleuraphis rigida Thurb.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

| USDA | ARS | GRIN | NPGS | New Search |

Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?28866 (25 October 2014)

Please send us your comments

Close Window

Ctrl P to print