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Taxon: Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth

Genus: Achnatherum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Stipeae.
Nomen number: 402285
Place of publication: Phytologia 74:7. 1993
Name verified on: 02-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 413 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:

  • Indian ricegrass   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • mountain-rice   (Source: Websters Dict [as Oryzopsis hymenoides]) – English

Economic importance:

  • Animal food: forage   (fide Intermt F, as Oryzopsis hymenoides; F Utah ed2, as Stipa hymenoides)
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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. [= Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Ricker ex Piper].
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [= Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Ricker ex Piper].
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora. [= Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult.].
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= Oryzopsis hymenoides].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth:


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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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?402285 (21 September 2014)

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