Brachyelytrum aristosum

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Brachyelytrum aristosum
Brachyelytrum aristosum


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Brachyelytreae
Genus: Brachyelytrum
Species: Brachyelytrum aristosum


Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michx.) Trel., Branner & Coville, (1888 publ. 1891)


  • Homotypic
    • Brachyelytrum aristatum Roem. & Schult. in Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 2: 413 (1817), nom. superfl.
    • Dilepyrum aristosum Michx. in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 40 (1803)
    • Muhlenbergia aristata Pers. in Syn. Pl. 1: 73 (1805), nom. superfl.
  • Heterotypic
    • Brachyelytrum erectum var. septentrionale Babel in Rhodora 45: 260 (1943)
    • Brachyelytrum septentrionale (Babel) G.C.Tucker in J. Arnold Arbor. 69: 253 (1988)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Eastern USA
      • Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
    • Regional: Canada
      • Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward I., Québec

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Northern shorthusk, Northern long-awned wood grass
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