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Eragrostis pilosa  (L.) P. Beauv.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40755

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Eragrostis multicaulis Steud.
    Poa pilosa L.
    Eragrostis damiensiana (Bonnet) Thell.
    Eragrostis filiformis Link
    Eragrostis gracilis Schrad.
    Eragrostis linkii (Kunth) Steud.
    Eragrostis peregrina Wiegand
    Eragrostis verticillata (Cav.) P. Beauv.
    Eragrostis verticillata (Cav.) Roem. & Schult.
    Poa chilensis hort., Parl. ex Steud.
    Poa chilensis Moris
    Poa eragrostis Walter
    Poa linkii Kunth
    Poa tenella Willd. (L. misappl. by) Pursh
    Poa verticillata Cav.
    Eragrostis pilosa ssp. damiensiana (Bonnet) Thell.
    Eragrostis damiensiana var. condensata (Hack.) Thell.
    Eragrostis damiensiana var. laxior Thell.
    Eragrostis pilosa var. condensata Hack.
    Eragrostis pilosa var. damiensiana Bonnet
    Eragrostis pilosa f. multicaulis (Steud.) I.C. Chung
  Common Name(s): Indian lovegrass
    Indian love grass
    India lovegrass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusEragrostis Wolf – lovegrass, lovegrass spp.  
                                  SpeciesEragrostis pilosa (L.) P. Beauv. – Indian lovegrass, Indian love grass, India lovegrass  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Eragrostis pilosa var. perplexa (L.H. Harv.) S.D. Koch – perplexed lovegrass 
                                     Variety Eragrostis pilosa var. pilosa (L.) P. Beauv. – Indian lovegrass 

  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: Eragrostis pilosa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eragrostis pilosa   
  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: Eragrostis pilosa   
  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: Eragrostis pilosa   
  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: Eragrostis pilosa   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  






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