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Taxon: Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn.

Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Zoysieae.
Nomen number: 35394
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 9:103. 1882
Name verified on: 04-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Feb-2004
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.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
  • Environmental: revegetator   (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide Mejia Saules & Davila Aranda 1992)
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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V. Phytologia 37:398. [= S. airoides var. wrightii (Munro) Gould].
  • Beetle, A. A. 1983. Las Gramineas de Mexico. 249. [= S. airoides].
  • 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.
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México. Sida 21(3):586–588.
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Check other web resources for Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn.:


Images:

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  • 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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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?35394 (02 September 2014)

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