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ACCEPTED NAME
COMMON NAME
PHYLUM MAGNOLIOPHYTA (ANGIOSPERMS)
POACEAE (Gramineae, alternate name)
 
  Aegilops cylindrica goatgrass, 1966
  Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum crested wheatgrass, 1961
  Agrostis exarata ssp. minor spikebent
  Agrostis hyemalis ticklegrass
  Agrostis scabra ticklegrass
  Agrostis stolonifera redtop, 1886
  Alopecurus aequalis short-awn foxtail
  Alopecurus arundinaceus creeping foxtail, 1989
  Alopecurus carolinianus Carolina foxtail
  Alopecurus geniculatus marsh foxtail
  Alopecurus pratensis meadow foxtail, 1968
  Andropogon gerardii ssp. gerardii big bluestem
  Andropogon gerardii ssp. hallii sand bluestem
  Andropogon x chrysocomus  
  Aristida basiramea forktip three-awn
  Aristida curtissii forktip three-awn
  Aristida desmantha  
  Aristida longespica v. geniculata slimspike three-awn
  Aristida oligantha oldfield three-awn
  Aristida purpurascens arrow-feather three-awn
  Aristida purpurea v. longiseta red three-awn
  Aristida purpurea v. robusta red three-awn
  Aristida tuberculosa  
  Avena fatua v. fatua wild oats, 1962
  Avena fatua v. sativa cultivated oats, 1886
  Beckmannia syzigachne American slough-grass
  Bothriochloa bladhii Australian bluestem, Caucasian bluestem
  Bothriochloa ischaemum Turkestan bluestem, King Ranch bluestem
  Bothriochloa laguroides ssp. torreyana silver bluestem
  Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama
  Bouteloua gracilis blue grama
  Bouteloua hirsuta hairy grama
  Bouteloua simplex mat grama, 1992
  Brachyelytrum erectum bearded short-husk
  Bromus biebersteinii meadow brome (expected to escape)
  Bromus briziformis rattlesnake chess, 1911
  Bromus carinatus California brome
  Bromus ciliatus fringed brome
  Bromus hordeaceus soft chess, bald brome, 1892
  Bromus inermis smooth brome, 1902
  Bromus japonicus hairy chess, Japanese brome,1900
  Bromus latiglumis hairy woodbrome
  Bromus porteri nodding brome
  Bromus pubescens Canada brome
  Bromus richardsonii fringed brome
  Bromus secalinus cheat, 1889
  Bromus squarrosus one-way brome, 1909
  Bromus tectorum downy brome, cheat grass, 1897
  Buchloë dactyloides buffalo grass
  Calamagrostis canadensis bluejoint reedgrass
  Calamagrostis stricta northern reedgrass
  Calamovilfa gigantea big sandreed
  Calamovilfa longifolia prairie sandreed
  Catabrosa aquatica brookgrass
  Cenchrus longispinus sandbur
  Chasmanthium latifolium wild-oats, 1999
  Chloris verticillata windmill grass
  Chloris virgata showy chloris, 1972
  Cinna arundinacea woodreed
  Cynodon dactylon Bermuda-grass
  Cynodon transvaalensis African dogs-tooth grass, 1968
  Dactylis glomerata orchard-grass,1885
  Danthonia spicata oatgrass
  Diarrhena obovata beakgrain
  Digitaria ciliaris southern crabgrass, 1967
  Digitaria cognata fall witchgrass
  Digitaria ischaemum smooth crabgrass, 1898
  Digitaria sanguinalis hairy crabgrass, 1884
  Distichlis spicata saltgrass
  Echinochloa crus-galli barnyard grass, 1891
  Echinochloa muricata v. microstachya barnyard grass
  Echinochloa muricata v. muricata barnyard grass
  Eleusine indica goosegrass, 1907
  xElyhordeum iowense  
  xElyhordeum macounii  
  xElyhordeum montanense  
  Elymus canadensis Canada wild-rye
  Elymus cinereus Great Basin wild-rye
  Elymus curvatus  
  Elymus elongatus tall wheatgrass, 1961
  Elymus elymoides ssp. brevifolius squirrel-tail
  Elymus elymoides ssp. elymoides squirrel-tail
  Elymus hispidus intermediate wheatgrass, 1968
  Elymus hystrix bottlebrush grass
  Elymus junceus Russian wild-rye, 1973
  Elymus lanceolatus ssp. albicans  
  Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus  
  Elymus macgregorii McGregor's wild-rye
  Elymus repens quackgrass, 1905
  Elymus smithii western wheatgrass
  Elymus spicatus bluebunch wheatgrass
  Elymus trachycaulus ssp. subsecundus slender wheatgrass
  Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus slender wheatgrass
  Elymus villosus hairy wild-rye
  Elymus virginicus Virginia wild-rye
  Eragrostis barrelieri Mediterranean lovegrass, 1983
  Eragrostis capillaris lacegrass
  Eragrostis cilianensis stinkgrass, 1874
  Eragrostis curvula weeping lovegrass, 1984
  Eragrostis hypnoides teal lovegrass
  Eragrostis minor little lovegrass, 1969
  Eragrostis pectinacea Carolina lovegrass, spreading lovegrass
  Eragrostis pilosa v. perplexa  
  Eragrostis reptans creeping lovegrass
  Eragrostis secundiflora ssp. oxylepis red lovegrass
  Eragrostis spectabilis purple lovegrass
  Eragrostis trichodes sand lovegrass
  Eremopyrum triticeum annual wheatgrass, 1995
  Eriochloa contracta prairie cupgrass
  Eriochloa villosa prairie cupgrass, 1989
  Festuca rubra red fescue
  Festuca saximontana Rocky Mountain fescue, shortleaf f., sheep's f.
  Festuca subverticillata nodding fescue
  Festuca trachyphylla hard fescue, hard sheep-fescue
  Glyceria borealis northern mannagrass
  Glyceria grandis tall mannagrass
  Glyceria striata fowl mannagrass
  Hordeum jubatum foxtail barley
  Hordeum murinum mouse barley, 2005
  Hordeum pusillum little barley
  Hordeum vulgare cultivated barley
  Koeleria macrantha Junegrass
  Leersia oryzoides rice cutgrass
  Leersia virginica Virginia cutgrass, whitegrass
  Leptochloa fusca ssp. fascicularis bearded sprangle-top
  Leucopoa kingii spike-fescue
  Lolium arundinaceum tall fescue, 1973
  Lolium perenne ssp.italicum perennial ryegrass, Italian ryegrass, 1886
  Lolium perenne v. perenne perennial ryegrass, Italian ryegrass, 1891
  Lolium pratense meadow-fescue, 1886
  Melica nitens three-flower melic
Microstegium vimineum Japanese stiltgrass, 2011
  Miscanthus sacchariflorus Amur silver-grass
  Muhlenbergia asperifolia scratchgrass
  Muhlenbergia bushii  
  Muhlenbergia cuspidata plains muhly
  Muhlenbergia filiformis  
  Muhlenbergia frondosa wirestem muhly
  Muhlenbergia glomerata  
  Muhlenbergia mexicana wirestem muhly
  Muhlenbergia minutissima  
  Muhlenbergia pungens blowout grass, sand muhly
  Muhlenbergia racemosa marsh muhly
  Muhlenbergia richardsonis  
  Muhlenbergia schreberi nimblewill
  Muhlenbergia sobolifera rock muhly
  Muhlenbergia sylvatica forest muhly
  Muhlenbergia tenuiflora slender muhly
  Munroa squarrosa false buffalo-grass
  Oryzopsis micrantha little-seed ricegrass
  Oryzopsis racemosa black-seed ricegrass
  Panicum acuminatum  
  Panicum capillare common witchgrass
  Panicum depauperatum  
  Panicum dichotomiflorum fall panicum
  Panicum latifolium  
  Panicum leibergii Leiberg's panicum
  Panicum linearifolium slimleaf panicum
  Panicum miliaceum broom-corn millet, proso millet
  Panicum oligosanthes v. scribnerianum Scribner's panicum
  Panicum ovale v. praecocius  
  Panicum virgatum switchgrass
  Panicum wilcoxianum  
  Paspalum setaceum v. stramineum paspalum
  Phalaris arundinacea reed canary grass
  Phalaris canariensis canary grass, 1877
  Phleum pratense timothy, 1873
  Phragmites australis common reed
  Poa annua annual bluegrass, 1953
  Poa arida plains bluegrass
  Poa bulbosa bulbous bluegrass, 1988
  Poa chapmaniana Chapman's bluegrass
  Poa compressa Canada bluegrass, 1885
  Poa fendleriana mutton-grass
  Poa glaucifolia  
  Poa interior inland bluegrass
  Poa juncifolia  
  Poa palustris fowl bluegrass, 1890
  Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass
  Poa secunda Canby's bluegrass
  Poa sylvestris woodland bluegrass
  Poa trivialis rough bluegrass
  Polypogon interruptus Agrostis stolonifera x Polypogon monspeliensis
  Polypogon monspeliensis rabbit-foot grass, 1907
  Puccinellia distans alkali grass, 1983
  Puccinellia nuttalliana alkali grass
  Redfieldia flexuosa blowout grass
  Schedonnardus paniculatus tumble grass
  Schizachne purpurascens false melic
  Schizachyrium scoparium ssp. neomexicanum little bluestem
  Schizachyrium scoparium ssp. scoparium little bluestem
  Sclerochloa dura hardgrass, 1982
  Scolochloa festucacea sprangle-top
  Secale cereale rye
  Setaria faberi Chinese foxtail, Chinese bristle-grass, 1940
  Setaria italica foxtail millet, 1876
  Setaria pumila (S. glauca, S. lutescens) yellow foxtail, yellow bristle-grass, 1886
  Setaria verticillata bristly foxtail, 1884
  Setaria viridis green foxtail, green bristle-grass, 1873
  Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
  Sorghum bicolor sorghum, milo
  Sorghum halepense Johnson grass, cult. 1888
  Spartina gracilis alkali cordgrass
  Spartina pectinata prairie cordgrass
  Sphenopholis obtusata v. major wedgegrass
  Sphenopholis obtusata v. obtusata wedgegrass
  Sporobolus airoides alkali sacaton
  Sporobolus compositus rough dropseed
  Sporobolus cryptandrus sand dropseed
  Sporobolus heterolepis prairie dropseed
  Sporobolus neglectus poverty grass
  Sporobolus pyramidatus whorled dropseed
  Sporobolus texanus Texas dropseed
  Sporobolus vaginiflorus poverty grass
  Stipa comata needle-and-thread
  Stipa hymenoides Indian ricegrass
  Stipa hymenoides x viridula  
  Stipa robusta  
  Stipa spartea porcupine grass
  Stipa viridula green needle-grass
  Tridens flavus redtop
  Triplasis purpurea purple sandgrass
  Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gama-grass
  Triticum aestivum wheat
  Vulpia octoflora sixweeks fescue
  Zea mays corn, maize
  Zizania palustris v. interior wild-rice

Year of first collection is given for most introduced species.

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