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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Spartina patens (Aiton) Muhl., Descr. Gram.: 55 (1817).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sporobolus pumilus (Roth) P.M.Peterson & Saarela, Taxon 63: 1237 (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:

* Dactylis patens Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 104 (1789).

Trachynotia patens (Aiton) Poir. in Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 2: 443 (1811).

Spartina juncea var. patens (Aiton) St.-Yves, Candollea 5: 27, 86 (1931).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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