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Schizachyrium scoparium  (Michx.) Nash
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42076

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Andropogon scoparius Michx.
 
    Andropogon praematurus Fernald
 
    Andropogon spadiceus Swallen
 
    Schizachyrium praematurum (Fernald) C.F. Reed
 
    Schizachyrium scoparium ssp. scoparium (Michx.) Nash
 
    Schizachyrium stoloniferum var. wolfei H. DeSelm
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. frequens F.T. Hubb.
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. polycladus Scribn. & C.R. Ball
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. septentrionalis Fernald & Griscom
 
    Schizachyrium scoparium var. frequens (F.T. Hubb.) Gould
 
    Schizachyrium scoparium var. polycladum (Scribn. & C.R. Ball) C.F. Reed
 
    Schizachyrium spadiceum (Swallen) Wipff
 
    Andropogon flexilis Bosc ex Poir.
 
    Andropogon halei Alph. Wood
 
    Andropogon maderensis Swallen
 
    Andropogon preamaturus Fernald
 
    Andropogon purpurascens Muhl. ex Willd.
 
    Pollinia scoparia (Michx.) Spreng.
 
    Schizachyrium acuminatum Nash
 
    Schizachyrium triaristatum Nash
 
    Schizachyrium villosissimum (Kearney) Nash
 
    Sorghum scoparium (Michx.) Kuntze
 
    Andropogon scoparius ssp. euscoparius Hack. ex Beal
 
    Andropogon scoparius ssp. genuinus Hack.
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. flexilis (Bosc ex Poir.) Hack.
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. genuinus Fernald & Griscom
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. glaucescens House
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. maritimus Hack. ex L.H. Dewey
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. multirameus Hack. ex Gatt.
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. scoparius Michx.
 
    Andropogon scoparius var. villosissimus Kearney
 
    Andropogon scoparius subvar. caesius Hack.
 
    Andropogon scoparius subvar. flexilis (Bosc ex Poir.) Hack.
 
    Andropogon scoparius subvar. serpentinus Hack.
 
    Andropogon scoparius subvar. simplicior Hack.
 
    Schizachyrium scoparium subvar. flexile (Bosc ex Poir.) Roberty
 
    Andropogon praematurus f. hirtivaginatus Fernald
 
    Andropogon praematurus f. praematurus Fernald
 
    Andropogon preamaturus f. hirtivaginatus Fernald
 
    Andropogon scoparius f. calvescens Fernald
 
    Andropogon scoparius f. scoparius Michx.
 
    Schizachyrium praematurum f. hirtivaginatum (Fernald) C.F. Reed
 
    Schizachyrium scoparium f. calvescens (Fernald) C.F. Reed
 
    Schizachyrium scoparium f. villosissimum (Kearney) C.F. Reed
 
  Common Name(s): little bluestem
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusSchizachyrium Nees – bluestem, little bluestem  
                                  SpeciesSchizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash – little bluestem  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Schizachyrium scoparium var. divergens (Hack.) Gould – little bluestem 
                                     Variety Schizachyrium scoparium var. littorale (Nash) Gould  
                                     Variety Schizachyrium scoparium var. neomexicanum (Nash) Hitchc.  
                                     Variety Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium (Michx.) Nash – little bluestem 
                                     Variety Schizachyrium scoparium var. stoloniferum (Nash) Wipff – creeping bluestem 
                                     Variety Schizachyrium scoparium var. virile (Shinners) Gould  
       

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  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 http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Schizachyrium scoparium   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Schizachyrium scoparium   
       
  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: Schizachyrium scoparium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Schizachyrium scoparium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Schizachyrium scoparium   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
 

 

   

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