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Alopecurus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40431

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Alopecuropsis Opiz
    Colobachne P. Beauv.
    Tozzettia Savi
  Common Name(s): foxtail
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusAlopecurus L. – foxtail  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. – shortawn foxtail, short-awn meadow-foxtail, short foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus arundinaceus Poir. – creeping meadow foxtail, creeping foxtail, creeping meadow-foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus bonariensis Parodi & Thell.  
                                  Species Alopecurus carolinianus Walter – Carolina foxtail, tufted meadow-foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus creticus Trin. – Cretan meadow foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus geniculatus L. – water foxtail, marsh meadow-foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus X haussknechtianus Asch. & Graebn.  
                                  Species Alopecurus heleochloides Hack.  
                                  Species Alopecurus hitchcockii Parodi  
                                  Species Alopecurus lechleri Steud.  
                                  Species Alopecurus magellanicus Lam.  
                                  Species Alopecurus myosuroides Huds. – slender meadow foxtail, blackgrass, slender foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus pratensis L. – meadow foxtail, field meadow-foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus rendlei Eig – Rendle's meadow foxtail 
                                  Species Alopecurus saccatus Vasey – Pacific foxtail 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Alopecurus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Alopecurus   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Alopecurus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Alopecurus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Alopecurus   
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