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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Aira obtusata Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 62 (1803).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sphenopholis obtusata (Michx.) Scribn., Rhodora 8: 144 (1906).
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:

Airopsis obtusata (Michx.) Desv., J. Bot. (Paris) 1: 200 (1808).

Festuca obtusata (Michx.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 163 (1812).

Aira obtusa Raf., J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. Arts 89: 104 (1819), nom. superfl.

Poa obtusata (Michx.) Link, Handbuch 1: 71 (1829).

Reboulea obtusata (Michx.) A.Gray, Manual: 591 (1848).

Eatonia obtusata (Michx.) A.Gray in S.Watson & al., Bot. California 2: 302 (1880).

Sphenopholis obtusata (Michx.) Scribn., Rhodora 8: 144 (1906).

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