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Achnatherum

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Achnatherum is a genus of plants which includes several species of needlegrass.[1] Several needlegrass species have been switched between Achnatherum and genus Stipa; taxonomy between the two closely related genera is still uncertain.

Achnatherum hymenoides was useful as a food source to Native Americans. Achnatherum brachychaetum is best known as a noxious weed.

Species

Species recognized by Plants of the World Online as of November 2019:[2]

Species previously included in Achnatherum:

References

  1. ^ Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Archived from the original on 2008-10-14. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
  2. ^ "Achnatherum". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens Kews. 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2019.

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Achnatherum: Brief Summary

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Achnatherum is a genus of plants which includes several species of needlegrass. Several needlegrass species have been switched between Achnatherum and genus Stipa; taxonomy between the two closely related genera is still uncertain.

Achnatherum hymenoides was useful as a food source to Native Americans. Achnatherum brachychaetum is best known as a noxious weed.

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