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Search Results:     Genus: Sporobolus  

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Checklist from Wisconsin State Herbarium
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      Family Poaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Parodi * +
              alkali muhly, scratch grass
                 Sporobolus asperifolius Nees & Meyen ex Trin.
Image of Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Parodi
            Muhlenbergia uniflora (Muhl.) Fernald * +
              bog muhly, one-flowered satin grass
                 Muhlenbergia uniflora (Muhl.) Fernald var. terrae-novae Fernald
                 Sporobolus uniflorus (Muhl.) Scribn. & Merr.
Image of Muhlenbergia uniflora (Muhl.) Fernald
            Sporobolus R.Br. *
              drop-seed, rush grass (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Sporobolus clandestinus (Biehler) Hitchc. * +
              hidden drop-seed, rough drop-seed, rough rush grass
                 Sporobolus asper (Michx.) Kunth var. canovirens (Nash) Shinners
                 Sporobolus asper (Michx.) Kunth var. clandestinus (Biehler) Shinners
                 Sporobolus canovirens Nash
                 Sporobolus clandestinus (Biehler) Hitchc. var. canovirens (Nash) Steyerm. & Kucera
                 Sporobolus longifolius (Torr.) A.W.Wood
Image of Sporobolus clandestinus (Biehler) Hitchc.
            Sporobolus compositus (Poir.) Merr. var. compositus * +
              meadow drop-seed, rough drop-seed, tall drop-seed
                 Sporobolus asper (Michx.) Kunth
                 Sporobolus asper (Michx.) Kunth var. asper
                 Sporobolus asper (Michx.) Kunth var. hookeri (Trin.) Vasey
Image of Sporobolus compositus (Poir.) Merr. var. compositus
            Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A.Gray * +
              sand drop-seed
                 (for other synonyms - see the varieties)
                 Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A.Gray var. occidentalis E.K.Jones & Fassett
Image of Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A.Gray
            Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A.Gray var. cryptandrus +
              sand drop-seed
                 Agrostis cryptandra Torr.
                 Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A.Gray subsp. cryptandrus
            Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A.Gray var. fuscicola (Hook.) Pohl +
              sand drop-seed
                 Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) A.Gray subsp. fuscicola (Hook.) E.K.Jones & Fassett
            Sporobolus heterolepis (A.Gray) A.Gray * +
              northern drop-seed, prairie drop-seed
                 Vilfa heterolepis A.Gray
Image of Sporobolus heterolepis (A.Gray) A.Gray
            Sporobolus neglectus Nash * +
              puff-sheath drop-seed, small drop-seed
                 Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A.Gray) A.W.Wood var. neglectus (Nash) Scribn.
Image of Sporobolus neglectus Nash
            Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A.Gray) A.W.Wood var. vaginiflorus * +
              poverty grass, poverty drop-seed, sheathed drop-seed
                 Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A.Gray) A.W.Wood var. inaequalis Fernald
Image of Sporobolus vaginiflorus (Torr. ex A.Gray) A.W.Wood var. vaginiflorus

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