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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Deschampsia arctica (Spreng.) Merr., Rhodora 4: 143 (1902).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. septentrionalis Chiapella, Novon 24: 345 (2016).
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:

* Aira arctica Spreng., Syst. Veg. 4(2): 32 (1827).

Aira cespitosa var. arctica (Spreng.) Thurb. ex A.Gray, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 14: 78 (1862 publ. 1863).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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