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Taxon: Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus

Genus: Microstegium
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 316751
Place of publication: Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon sér. 2, 68:201. 1921
Name verified on: 29-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 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:
AL*, CT*, MA*, NH*, WV*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye [s.]
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido [s.e.], Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.e.]; Nepal
    Indo-China: Indochina; Thailand
    Malesia: Philippines

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere, including United States

References:

  • Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions.
  • Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia.
  • Randall, R. P. 2002. A global compendium of weeds.
  • Redman, D. E. 1995. Distribution and habitat types for Nepal Microstegium [Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) Camus] in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Castanea 60:270–275.
  • Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource).
  • University of Georgia, Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. Invasive.org: invasive and exotic species of North America (on-line resource).
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
More:

Check other web resources for Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus:


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.

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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?316751 (20 April 2014)

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