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Alopecurus aequalis Sobol.
Alopecurus fulvus Sm; Shortawn foxtail

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Entylomataceae  Entyloma alopecuri @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe graminis @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercosporidium graminis @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia graminis @ BPI (2)

Puccinia poae-nemoralis @ BPI (1)

Uromyces dactylidis @ BPI (6)
_  Scolicotrichum graminis @ BPI (4)

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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Poales  
 Family Poaceae  
 Genus Alopecurus  
  Alopecurus aequalis  
  Sobol.  var.  amurensis  (Kom.) Ohwi 
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Synonyms: Alopecurus aequalis aristulatus Alopecurus amurensis Alopecurus aristulatus Alopecurus fulvus amurensis Alopecurus geniculatus aequalis   details
Citation: Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed. 5: 343, 2000. Soreng, R. J. 2003. Alopecurus. In Catalogue of New World Grasses(Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48: 97-106. Flora of China Editorial Committee, 2006. Fl. China Vol. 22.
Name Code: 201390
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Alopecurus aequalis Sobol.
shortawn foxtail

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General Information
Symbol: ALAE
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : AK   N
GL   N
L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1992. Western wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . West Region, Sacramento. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .




Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Alopecurus L. – foxtail
Species Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. – shortawn foxtail

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Alopecurus aequalis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
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Alopecurus aequalis var. aequalis
shortawn foxtail Distribution of <i>
Alopecurus aequalis</i>
Sobol. var. <i>
P. Rubtzov
Alopecurus aequalis var. sonomensis
Sonoma shortawn foxtail

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Connecticut orange foxtail Threatened

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska OBL
Arid West OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL

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The Grass Manual on the Web - Treatment (ALAE)
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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (ALAE)



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