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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Aira alpicola (Rydb.) Rydb., Fl. Rocky Mts., ed. 2: 1112 (1922).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. cespitosa.
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:

* Deschampsia alpicola Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32: 601 (1905).

Deschampsia cespitosa var. alpicola (Rydb.) Á.Löve, D.Löve & B.M.Kapoor, Arctic Alpine Res. 3(2): 143 (1971).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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