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Taxon: Achnatherum nelsonii (Scribn.) Barkworth subsp. dorei (Barkworth & J. Maze) Barkworth

Genus: Achnatherum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Stipeae.
Nomen number: 402271
Place of publication: Phytologia 74:9. 1993
Name verified on: 01-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 7 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.


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Common names:

  • Columbia needlegrass   (Source: Grass VarUSA [as Stipa nelsonii]) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: revegetator   (fide Grass VarUSA, as Stipa nelsonii)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide Grass VarUSA, as Stipa nelsonii)
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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. [= Stipa nelsonii].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Achnatherum nelsonii (Scribn.) Barkworth subsp. dorei (Barkworth & J. Maze) Barkworth:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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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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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?402271 (24 April 2014)

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