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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

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

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Deschampsia elongata (Hook.) Munro in G.Bentham, Pl. Hartw.: 342 (1857).
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 elongata var. ciliata Vasey in E.O.Beal, Grass. N. Amer. 2: 371 (1896).

Deschampsia ciliata (Vasey) Rydb., Fl. Rocky Mts.: 60 (1917).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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