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Achnatherum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Pooideae
Higher classification  Grasses
Order  Poales
Family  Poaceae
Scientific name  Achnatherum
Rank  Genus
Achnatherum SEINet Arizona Chapter Achnatherum robustum
Lower classifications  Achnatherum calamagrostis, Achnatherum robustum, Stipa occidentalis, Stipa speciosa, Achnatherum lettermanii

Achnatherum calamagrostis in my garden


Achnatherum is a genus of plants which includes several species of needlegrass. Several needlegrass species have been switched between Achnatherum and genus Stipa; taxonomy between the two closely related genera is still uncertain.

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Achnatherum Flora of North America Genus Achnatherum

Achnatherum hymenoides was useful as a food source to Native Americans. Achnatherum brachychaetum is best known as a noxious weed.

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Achnatherum


Selected species

Achnatherum Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness Achnatherum perplexum
  • Achnatherum acutum (Swallen) Valdés-Reyna & Barkworth
  • Achnatherum aridum (M.E.Jones) Barkworth - Mormon needlegrass
  • Achnatherum bloomeri (Boland.) Barkworth - Bloomer's ricegrass
  • Achnatherum bromoides (L.) P. Beauv.
  • Achnatherum brachychaetum (Godr.) Barkworth - punagrass
  • Achnatherum calamagrostis (Stipa calamagrostis) (L.) Beauv. - Spear grass, Needle Grass, Silver Spike Grass
  • Achnatherum capense (L.) P. Beauv.
  • Achnatherum caragana (Trin. & Rupr.) Nevski
  • Achnatherum caudatum (Trin.) S. L. W. Jacobs & J. Everett - Chilean ricegrass
  • Achnatherum clandestinum (Hack.) Barkworth - Mexican ricegrass
  • Achnatherum contractum (B.L. Johnson) Barkworth - contracted ricegrass
  • Achnatherum coronatum (Thurb.) Barkworth - crested needlegrass
  • Achnatherum curvifolium (Swallen) Barkworth - Guadalupe ricegrass
  • Achnatherum diegoense (Swallen) Barkworth - San Diego needlegrass
  • Achnatherum duthiei (Hook.f.) P.C. Kuo & S.L. Lu
  • Achnatherum editorum (E. Fourn.) Valdés-Reyna & Barkworth
  • Achnatherum eminens (Cav.) Barkworth - southwestern needlegrass
  • Achnatherum hendersonii (Vasey) Barkworth - Henderson's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum hymenoides (Oryzopsis hymenoides) Ricker ex Piper - Indian ricegrass
  • Achnatherum latiglume (Swallen) Barkworth - wide-glumed needlegrass
  • Achnatherum lemmonii (Vasey) Barkworth - Lemmon's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum lettermanii (Vasey) Barkworth - Letterman's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum lobatum (Swallen) Barkworth - lobed needlegrass
  • Achnatherum nelsonii (Scribn.) Barkworth - Nelson's needlegrass, Dore's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum nevadense (B.L. Johnson) Barkworth - Nevada needlegrass
  • Achnatherum occidentale (Thurb.) Barkworth - western needlegrass
  • Achnatherum parishii (Vasey) Barkworth - Parish's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum perplexum Hoge & Barkworth - perplexing needlegrass
  • Achnatherum pinetorum (M.E. Jones) Barkworth - pinewoods needlegrass
  • Achnatherum richardsonii (Link) Barkworth - Richardson's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum robustum (Vasey) Barkworth - sleepygrass
  • Achnatherum roshevitzii Mussajev - Roshevich's achnatherum
  • Achnatherum scribneri (Vasey) Barkworth - Scribner needlegrass
  • Achnatherum speciosum Trin. & Rupr. - desert needlegrass
  • Achnatherum splendens (Trin.) Nevski
  • Achnatherum stillmanii (Bol.) Barkworth - Stillman's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum thurberianum (Piper) Barkworth - Thurber's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum swallenii (C.L. Hitchc. & Spellenb.) Barkworth - Swallen's needlegrass
  • Achnatherum webberi (Thurb.) Barkworth - Webber needlegrass

  • Achnatherum Image Feather grass Stipa calamagrostis syn Achnatherum

    References

    Achnatherum Wikipedia


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