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Taxon: Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A. Gray

Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Zoysieae.
Nomen number: 35355
Place of publication: Manual 576. 1848
Name verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 20 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:

  • prairie grass   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • sand dropseed   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • sporobole à fleurs cacnées   (Source: F NAmer ) – French

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V. Phytologia 37:398.
  • Correa, M. N. 1969–. Flora patagonica.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
  • Ott, J. E. et al. 2011. Vegetation dynamics at a Mojave desert restoration site, 1992-2007. Nat. Resources Environm. Issues 16, art. 15. 16 p.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:205.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México. Sida 21(3):570–572.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A. Gray:


Images:

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  • 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].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?35355 (20 September 2014)

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