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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Deschampsia curtifolia Scribn., Circ. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 30: 7 (1901), nom. superfl.

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:

* Deschampsia brevifolia R.Br., J. Voy. N.-W. Passage, Bot.: 191 (1824).

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).

Aira cespitosa var. brevifolia (R.Br.) Trautv., Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 1: 86 (1871), nom. illeg.

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

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

Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. brevifolia (R.Br.) Tzvelev, Fl. Severo-Vostoka Evropeiskoi Chasti SSSR 1: 141 (1974), nom. illeg.

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

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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