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Deschampsia cespitosa  (L.) P. Beauv.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 502001

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) P. Beauv.
 
    Aira cespitosa L.
 
    Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. genuina (Reichenb.) Volk.
 
    Aira caespitosa Muhl.
 
    Deschampsia caespitosa ssp. genuina (Reichenb.) Volk.
 
    Agrostis caespitosa (L.) Salisb.
 
    Aira alpicola (Rydb.) Rydb.
 
    Aira ambigua Michx.
 
    Aira aristulata Torr.
 
    Avena caespitosa (L.) Kuntze
 
    Campella caespitosa (L.) Link
 
    Deschampsia alpicola Rydb.
 
    Deschampsia ambigua P. Beauv. ex B.D. Jacks.
 
    Deschampsia andina Phil.
 
    Deschampsia biebersteiniana Schult.
 
    Deschampsia confinis (Vasey ex Beal) Rydb.
 
    Deschampsia pungens Rydb.
 
    Podionapus caespitosus (L.) Dulac
 
    Deschampsia cespitosa var. confinis Vasey ex Beal
 
    Deschampsia cespitosa var. strictior Kurtz
 
  Common Name(s): tufted hairgrass
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanÚrogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylÚdones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminÚes  
                               GenusDeschampsia P. Beauv. – hairgrass  
                                  SpeciesDeschampsia cespitosa (L.) P. Beauv. – tufted hairgrass  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Deschampsia cespitosa var. alpina Schur  
                                     Variety Deschampsia cespitosa var. mackenzieana (Raup) B. Boivin  
                                     Variety Deschampsia cespitosa var. pulchra (Nees & Meyen) Nicora  
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. beringensis (HultÚn) W.E. Lawr. – Bering's tufted hairgrass 
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. borealis (Trautv.) ┴. L÷ve & D. L÷ve  
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. bottnica (Wahlenb.) Tzvelev – tufted hairgrass 
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. cespitosa (L.) P. Beauv. – tufted hairgrass 
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. glauca (Hartm.) Hartm. – tufted hairgrass 
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis (J. Presl) W.E. Lawr. – Pacific hairgrass 
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. orientalis HultÚn – oriental hairgrass 
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. paludosa (SchŘbl. & G. Martens) G.C.S. Clarke  
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. parviflora (Thuill.) K. Richt. – tufted hairgrass 
                                     Subspecies Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. rhenana (Gremli) KerguÚlen  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mark W. Skinner  
  Notes: USDA-NRCS, National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Deschampsia cespitosa    
       
  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 http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Deschampsia cespitosa   
       
  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: Deschampsia cespitosa   
       
  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: Deschampsia cespitosa   
       
  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: Deschampsia cespitosa   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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