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Last updated 5/6/2009 by David Giblin.
Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald[FNA24, HC, HC2]
American slough grass

Publication: Rhodora 30(350): 27. 1928.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Beckmannia syzigachne grows in damp habitats such as marshes, floodplains, the edges of ponds, lakes, streams, and ditches, and in standing water. It is a good forage grass, but frequently grows in easily damaged habitats."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Beckmannia eruciformis (L.) Host
Beckmannia eruciformis (L.) Host ssp. baicalensis (V.A. Kusn.) Hultén
Beckmannia eruciformis (L.) Host var. uniflora Scribn. ex A. Gray
Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald ssp. baicalensis (V.A. Kusn.) Hultén
Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald var. uniflora (Scribn. ex A. Gray) B. Boivin