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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Agrostis barbata Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 75 (1805), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 67 (1829).
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:

* Agrostis littoralis Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 161 (1791).

Vilfa barbata P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 16 (1812), nom. superfl.

Vilfa littoralis (Lam.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 16 (1812).

Sporobolus littoralis (Lam.) Kunth, Révis. Gramin. 1: 68 (1829).

Sporobolus virginicus var. littoralis (Lam.) Hitchc. in N.L.Britton & al. (eds.), N. Amer. Fl. 17: 486 (1937).

Sporobolus virginicus subsp. littoralis (Lam.) Borhidi & O.Muńiz, Bot. Közlem. 58: 175 (1971).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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