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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Spartina alterniflora Loisel., Fl. Gall.: 719 (1807).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sporobolus alterniflorus (Loisel.) P.M.Peterson & Saarela, Taxon 63: 1236 (2014).
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:

Trachynotia alterniflora (Loisel.) DC. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck & A.P.de Candolle, Fl. FranÁ., ed. 3, 5: 279 (1815).

Spartina stricta var. alterniflora (Loisel.) A.Gray, Manual, ed. 2: 552 (1856).

Spartina glabra var. alterniflora (Loisel.) Merr., Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 9: 9 (1902).

Spartina maritima var. alterniflora (Loisel.) St.-Yves, Candollea 5: 25, 53 (1932).

Sporobolus alterniflorus (Loisel.) P.M.Peterson & Saarela, Taxon 63: 1236 (2014).

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