Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Pityopsis falcata (Pursh) Nutt.

ASTERACEAE Family selection - Aster family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Pityopsis falcata (Pursh) Nutt. Taxon selection
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Common names

US name U.S. name: Sickleleaf silkgrass

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

= Chrysopsis falcata (Pursh) Elliot
= Heterotheca falcata (Pursh) V.L. Harms


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Pityopsis

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Pityopsis falcata
Pityopsis falcata
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 3: 373.

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Pityopsis falcata (Pursh) Nutt.
Map for Pityopsis falcata (Pursh) Nutt.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Pityopsis flexuosa (Nash) Small [186]
2) Pityopsis graminifolia (Michx.) Nutt. [137]
3) Pityopsis graminifolia (Michx.) Nutt. var. aequilifolia Semple & F.D. Bowers [154]
4) Pityopsis graminifolia (Michx.) Nutt. var. latifolia (Fernald) Semple & F.D. Bowers [144]
5) Pityopsis graminifolia (Michx.) Nutt. var. tenuifolia (Torr.) Semple & F.D. Bowers [192]
6) Pityopsis oligantha (Chapm. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Small [143]
7) Pityopus californica (Eastw.) Copeland f. [159]
8) Pityothamnus reticulatus (Shuttlw. ex Chapm.) Small [56]
9) Pityrogramma chrysophylla (Sw.) Link [217]
10) Pityrogramma tartarea auct. non (Cav.) Maxon [71]

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