Festuca octoflora Walter

First published in Fl. Carol.: 81 (1788)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Canada to NW. Mexico, Guadalupe, S. South America. It is an annual and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Chile North, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Germany, Japan, Nansei-shoto, Tasmania, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Hassler, M. & Muer, T. (2022). Flora Germanica: alle Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands in Text und Bild 1: 1-864. Verlag Regionalkultur, Uberstadt-Weiher.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Vulpia octoflora.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Hassler, M. & Muer, T. (2022). Flora Germanica: alle Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands in Text und Bild 1: 1-864. Verlag Regionalkultur, Uberstadt-Weiher.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2020). Flora of Japan IVa: 1-430. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
  • Koyama, T. (1987). Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions: an identification manual: 1-570. Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Moran, R. (1996). The flora of Guadalupe island, Mexico. Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 19: 1-190.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1973 Nuttall [s.n.] United States Vulpia octoflora var. hirtella K000789758 Unknown Type Material Yes
Torrey [47] United States Vulpia octoflora var. hirtella K000789761 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bosc, L.A.G. [s.n.] Northern America Vulpia octoflora var. hirtella K000789760 Unknown Type Material Yes
Richard, A. [s.n.] Northern America Vulpia octoflora var. hirtella K000789759 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Blake [5] Argentina Vulpia octoflora K000386946 Yes
Palmer, E. [684] Mexico Vulpia octoflora K002811095 Yes
Anthony, A.W. [214] Mexico Vulpia octoflora K002811096 Yes
Black, R.A. [1458] Australia Vulpia octoflora K000386944 Yes
Gentry, H.S. [4390] Mexico Vulpia octoflora K002811090 Yes
s.coll. [B1652] Mexico Vulpia octoflora K002811091 Yes
Santos, J.V. [1774] Mexico Vulpia octoflora K002811093 Yes
Werdermann, E. [806] Chile Vulpia octoflora K000386947 Yes
Palmer, E. [683] Mexico Vulpia octoflora K002811094 Yes
Jan 1, 1973 Beauv, P., de [s.n.] Vulpia octoflora var. glauca K000789762 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nuttall [s.n.] United States Vulpia octoflora var. glauca K000789765 Unknown Type Material Yes
Turner, D. [s.n.] Vulpia octoflora var. glauca K000789766 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sellow, F. [s.n.] Brazil Vulpia octoflora var. glauca K000789763 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lobb, W. [s.n.] Chile Vulpia octoflora var. glauca K000789764 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bigelow, J.M. [s.n.] United States Vulpia octoflora var. glauca K000789767 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards). GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0