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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis arenaria Gouan, Ill. Observ. Bot.: 3 (1773).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sporobolus pungens (Schreb.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 68 (1829).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

Vilfa arenaria (Gouan) Trin., Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl.: 160 (1824).

Sporobolus arenarius (Gouan) Duval-Jouve, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 16: 294 (1869).

Sporobolus virginicus var. arenarius (Gouan) Maire in É.Jahandiez & al., Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 928 (1941).

Agrostis stolonifera var. arenaria (Gouan) Dobignard & Portal, Agrostis de France: 139 (2009), nom. illeg.

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova