Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald image
Photographer: Scott A. Milburn           

Robert W. Freckmann

Scott A. Milburn
Family Poaceae
Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald
American slough grass
Beckmannia: for Johann Beckmann (1739-1811), professor of botany at Goettingen
syzigachne: Greek syzygos for "joined" and achene for "achene"
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: annual grass

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Beckmannia eruciformis auct. non (L.) Host
Beckmannia eruciformis (L.) Host subsp. baicalensis (Kusn.) Hultén
Beckmannia eruciformis (L.) Host var. uniflora Scribn. ex A.Gray
Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald subsp. baicalensis (Kusn.) T.Koyama & Kawano
Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald var. uniflora (Scribn. ex A.Gray) B.Boivin
Panicum syzigachne Steud.

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