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Last updated 9/4/2012 by David Giblin.
Puccinellia distans (Jacq.) Parl.[FNA24, HC, HC2]
European alkali grass

Publication: Fl. Ital. 1: 367. 1848.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Note different authority for specific name, H&C vs. FNA.

FNA24: "Puccinellia distans is a Eurasian native, reportedly introduced in North America, where it is widespread, particularly as a weed in non-littoral environments, including the margins of salted roads. It is also found occasionally in coastal environments."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Poa distans Jacq.
Puccinellia distans (Jacq.) Parl. ssp. distans
Puccinellia distans (Jacq.) Parl. var. tenuis (Uechtr.) Fernald & Weath.
Puccinellia retroflexa (Curtis) Holmb.
Puccinellia suksdorfii H. St. John
Pucciniella distans (L.) Parl