Genus: Distichlis

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Distichlis Rafinesque, J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. Arts 89: 104. 1819.

List of Distichlis Species

References to Distichlis

  • Amen, R. D. 1970. The nature of seed dormancy and germination in the salt marsh grass Distichlis spicata. New Phyt. 69: 1005-1013.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1943. The North American variations of Distichlis spicata. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 70: 638-650.
  • Bell, H. L.; Columbus, J. T. 2008. Proposal for an expanded Distichlis (Poaceae, Chlorideae): support from molecular, morphological, and anatomical characters. Syst. Bot. 33: 536-551.
  • Bertness, M. D.; Gough, L.; Shumway, S. W. 1992. Salt tolerances and the distribution of fugitive salt marsh plants. Ecology 73: 1842-51.
  • Eppley, S. M. 2001. Gender-specific selection during early life history stages in the dioecious grass Distichlis spicata. Ecology 82: 2022-2031.
  • Richards, C. L. 2005. Habitat range and phenotypic variation in salt marsh plants. Plant Ecology 176: 263-273.
  • Ruber, E.; Gillis, G.; Montagna, P. A. 1981. Production of dominant emergent vegetation and of pool algae on a northern Massachusetts salt marsh. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 108: 180-188.
  • Seliskar, D. M.; Gallagher, J. L. 2000. Exploiting wild population diversity and somaclonal variation in the salt marsh grass Distichlis spicata (Poaceae) for marsh creation and restoration. Amer. J. Bot. 87: 141-146.
  • Shumway, S. W.; Bertness, M. D. 1992. Salt stress limitation of seedling recruitment in a salt marsh plant community. Oecologia 92: 490-7.
  • Udell, H. F. 1969. Productivity and nutrient values of plants growing in the salt marshes of the town of Hempstead, Long Island. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 96: 42-51.