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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Aira cespitosa var. borealis Trautv., Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 1: 86 (1871).

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 cespitosa var. borealis (Trautv.) Trautv., Izv. Imp. Bot. Sada Petra Velikago 14(Suppl. 2): 63 (1915).

Deschampsia borealis (Trautv.) Roshev. in V.L.Komarov (ed.), Fl. URSS 2: 750 (1934).

Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. borealis (Trautv.) Tzvelev, Fl. Evropeískoí Chasti SSSR 1: 210 (1974).

Deschampsia sukatschewii subsp. borealis (Trautv.) Tzvelev, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 32: 182 (2000).

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