Muhlenbergia thurberi

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Muhlenbergia thurberi


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 thurberi


Muhlenbergia thurberi (Scribn.) Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32: 60 (1905).


  • Basionym
    • Sporobolus thurberi Scribn., Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 11: 48 (1898).
  • Heterotypic
    • Vilfa filiculmis Thurb. ex Vasey, Descr. Cat. Grass. U.S.: 44 (1885), pro syn.
    • Sporobolus filiculmis Vasey ex Beal, Grass. N. Amer. 2: 288 (1896), nom. illeg.
    • Muhlenbergia filiculmis M.E.Jones, Contr. W. Bot. 14: 12 (1912), nom. illeg.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast

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: Thurber's muhly
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