Skip to main content

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis sericea (Michx.) Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 135 (1816).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Muhlenbergia sericea (Michx.) P.M.Peterson, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41: 167 (2001).
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:

* Stipa sericea Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 54 (1803).

Polypogon sericeus (Michx.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 243 (1824).

Muhlenbergia sericea (Michx.) P.M.Peterson, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41: 167 (2001).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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