Pleuraphis

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Pleuraphis
Joshua Tree National Park - Big Galleta Grass (Pleuraphis rigida).JPG
Pleuraphis rigida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Genus: Pleuraphis
Torr.[1]
Species

3, see text

Pleuraphis is a small genus of grasses in the Poaceae family known generally as galleta grasses. They are sometimes combined with the genus Hilaria.[1] These grasses are native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, where they are widespread and common in many types of habitat.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Genus: Pleuraphis Torr.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2001-10-19. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 
  2. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Pleuraphis". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 

External links[edit]

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