Tripsacum dactyloides

ClassificationFlowering Plants
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
SpeciesTripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.
Common NameGama grass
Growth HabitGrass
Plant Notes**
C value 2
StatusNative, Watch List, FAC+ (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Subspecies and Varieties

Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Coix angulata Coix angulata Mill.  
Coix dactyloides Coix dactyloides L.  
Ischaemum glabrum Ischaemum glabrum Walter  
Tripsacum dactyloides f. prolificum Tripsacum dactyloides f. prolificum R.S. Dayton & Dewald  
Tripsacum dactyloides var. floridanum Tripsacum dactyloides var. floridanum  
Tripsacum dactyloides var. monostachyon Tripsacum dactyloides var. monostachyon (Willd.) Eaton & J. Wright  
Tripsacum dactyloides var. monostachyum Tripsacum dactyloides var. monostachyum (Willd.) Hack.  
Tripsacum dactyloides var. occidentale Tripsacum dactyloides var. occidentale H.C.Cutler & E.S.Anderson  
Tripsacum monostachyon Tripsacum monostachyon Willd.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on an accession number to view full details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Clinton

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BUT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 1941

Accession No. (click for full details) County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
57437 Clinton 27 Aug 1941 Charles M. Ek
Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.
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