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Taxon: Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc.

Genus: Tridens
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Cynodonteae.
Nomen number: 40150
Place of publication: Rhodora 8:210. 1906
Name verified on: 02-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Feb-2004
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 69 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:

  • purpletop   (Source: Glea Cron ) – English
  • purpletop tridens   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • redtop   (Source: F NC Tex ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V. Phytologia 37:403.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • 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.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Tateoka, T. 1961. A biosystematic study of Tridens (Gramineae). Amer. J. Bot. 48:572.
  • Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource).
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Willliams, A. H. 1997. Range expansion northward in Illinois and into Wisconsin of Tridens flavus (Poaceae). Rhodora 99:344–351.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  • Yatskievych, G. 1999–. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Tridens flavus (L.) Hitchc.:


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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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?40150 (26 October 2014)

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