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Grasses–scientific names, non-native species

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Some scientific names have changed since Richard Pohl wrote The Grasses of Iowa (1966) and Eilers and Roosa wrote The Vascular Plants of Iowa (1994). The names used in those two publications are included in this index, with a link to the new name.

 
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Aegilops cylindrica
Agropyron aff. cristatum
Agropyron desertorum now Agropyron aff. cristatum
Agropyron elongatum now Thinopyrum ponticum
Agropyron intermedium now Thinopyrum intermedium
Agropyron pectiniforme now Agropyron aff. cristatum
Agropyron repens now Elymus repens
Agrostis alba now Agrostis gigantea
Agrostis gigantea
Agrostis palustris now Agrostis stolonifera
Agrostis stolonifera
Agrostis stolonifera var. palustris now Agrostis stolonifera
Alopecurus pratensis
Arrhenatherum elatius now Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. elatius
Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. elatius
Avena fatua
Avena sativa

Bromus commutatus
Bromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus
Bromus inermis
Bromus japonicus
Bromus mollis now Bromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus
Bromus secalinus
Bromus tectorum

Chloris verticillata
Crypsis schoenoides
Cynodon transvaalensis

Dactylis glomerata
Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ischaemum
Digitaria sanguinalis

Echinochloa crusgalli
Eleusine indica
Elymus repens
Eragrostis cilianensis
Eragrostis minor
Eragrostis poaeoides now Eragrostis minor
Eriochloa villosa

Festuca arundinacea now Schedonorus phoenix
Festuca elatior now Schedonorus pratensis
Festuca ovina
Festuca pratensis now Schedonorus pratensis
Festuca rubra
Festuca trachyphylla


Heleochloa schoenoides now Crypsis schoenoides
Holcus lanatus
Hordeum marinum subsp. gussoneanum
Hordeum vulgare

Lolium multiflorum
Lolium perenne
Lolium perenne var. italicum now Lolium multiflorum
Lolium perenne var. perenne now Lolium perenne
Lolium temulentum subsp. temulentum

Miscanthus sacchariflorus

Panicum capillare subsp. hillmanii
Panicum hillmanii now Panicum capillare subsp. hillmanii
Panicum miliaceum now Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum
Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum
Pennisetum petiolare
Phalaris arundinacea
Phalaris canariensis
Phleum pratense
Poa annua
Poa bulbosa
Poa compressa
Poa nemoralis
Poa palustris
Poa pratensis
Poa trivialis
Puccinellia distans

Schedonorus phoenix
Schedonorus pratensis
Sclerochloa dura

Secale cereale
Setaria faberi
Setaria glauca now Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
Setaria italica
Setaria lutescens now Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
Setaria verticillata
Setaria viridis

Sorghum bicolor now Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor
Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor
Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii
Sorghum halepense
Sorghum sudanense now Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii
Sorghum vulgare now Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor

Thinopyrum intermedium
Thinopyrum ponticum

Triticum aestivum

Vulpia myuros

Zea mays now Zea mays subsp. mays
Zea mays subsp. mays

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