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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa caroliniana Spreng., Mant. Prim. Fl. Hal.: 33 (1807).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Eragrostis pectinacea (Michx.) Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 406 (1841).
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:

Eragrostis caroliniana (Spreng.) Scribn., Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 49 (1894).

Eragrostis pilosa var. caroliniana (Spreng.) Farw., Rep. (Annual) Michigan Acad. Sci. 17: 182 (1916).

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