Beckmannia

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For the brachiopod genus, see Beckmannia (brachiopod).
Beckmannia
Beckmannia syzigachne 01.jpg
Beckmannia syzigachne
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Genus: Beckmannia
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Beckmannia eruciformis
Beckmannia syzigachne

Beckmannia is a small genus of grasses containing two species known generally as sloughgrass. Beckmannia eruciformis is a Eurasian perennial, and Beckmannia syzigachne is an annual grass found in North America and Asia. The genus was named for the German scientist Johann Beckmann.[1]

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