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Taxon: Andropogon gerardi Vitman

Genus: Andropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 3215
Place of publication: Summa pl. 6:16. 1792
Comment: the original spelling is permissible under Melbourne ICN Rec. 60C.2, since the given name Gerard or Gérard, which dates at least to the Early Middle Ages when Latin was the international language of Europe, has a well-established latinized form and is not correctable under Melbourne ICN Art. 60.12
Name verified on: 11-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 1206 in National Plant Germplasm System.
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  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec [s.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba [s.], Saskatchewan [s.e.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Montana, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, Utah [s.]
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Honduras

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia

      Cultivated:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [c.]

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • 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.
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003–. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961–1984. Flora of New South Wales.
  • Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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