Muhlenbergia rigens

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Muhlenbergia rigens
Muhlenbergia rigens


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Cynodonteae
Subtribus: Muhlenbergiinae
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Species: Muhlenbergia rigens


Muhlenbergia rigens (Benth.) Hitchc., J. Washington Acad. Sci. 23: 453 (1933).


  • Basionym
    • Epicampes rigens Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 88 (1881).
  • Homotypic
    • Crypsinna rigens (Benth.) M.E.Jones, Contr. W. Bot. 14: 8 (1912).
  • Heterotypic
    • Epicampes leptoura Piper, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 18: 143 (1905).
    • Muhlenbergia leptoura (Piper) Hitchc. in N.L.Britton & al. (eds.), N. Amer. Fl. 17: 468 (1935).
    • Muhlenbergia marshii I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arbor. 24: 392 (1943).
    • Muhlenbergia mundula I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arbor. 24: 392 (1943).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona, California
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Nevada, New Mexico, Texas

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Deer grass
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