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Beckmannia syzigachne
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Supertribe: Poodae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Beckmanniinae
Genus: Beckmannia

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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  1. ^ Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Archived from the original on 2007-11-13. Retrieved 2009-08-19.

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