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Taxon: Achnatherum nelsonii (Scribn.) Barkworth

Genus: Achnatherum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Stipeae.
Nomen number: 402270
Place of publication: Phytologia 74:9. 1993
Name verified on: 01-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Mar-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 11 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Columbia needlegrass   (Source: Grass VarUSA [as Stipa nelsonii]) – English   [Achnatherum nelsonii subsp. dorei]
  • Nelson's needlegrass   (Source: F Utah ed2 [as S. nelsonii]) – English   [Achnatherum nelsonii subsp. nelsonii]
  • Nelson's needlegrass   (Source: L New Mex ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Allred, Kelly W. 2008. Flora Neomexicana I: The vascular plants of New Mexico, an annotated checklist to the names of vascular plants with synonymy and bibliography.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Achnatherum nelsonii (Scribn.) Barkworth:


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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Cite as:
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?402270 (01 November 2014)

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