Global Compendium of Weeds
Spartina alterniflora (Poaceae)
Presented here is summary information about the species Spartina alterniflora from the Global Compendium of Weeds, and citations of references to this species as a weed. Definitions of terms are available in the GCW introduction . For further information--or to report corrections or concerns--contact email@example.com.
Synonyms/other Latin names: [ see GRIN ]
Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): casual alien, cultivation escape, environmental weed, naturalised, noxious weed, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]
Origin (native to where): [no info]
Class B Weeds Whitman County Washington State.
100 Most Dangerous Invaders. Threatening Oregon in 2002. Oregon Department of Agriculture.
A list of weed species from various New Zealand references to weeds compiled by P.A.Williams, Landcare Research, New Zealand.
Alanen, A., Bongard, T., Einarsson, E., Hansen, H., Hedlund, L., Jansson, K., Josefsson, M., Philipp, M., Sandlund, O.T., Svart, A.E., Svart, H.E. and Weidema, I. (2004?). Introduced Species in the Nordic Countries (Denmark) under Nordic Council of Ministers (NMR), subgroup Natur-og Friluftslivsgruppen.
Brossard, C.C., Randall, J.M. and Hoshovsky, M.C (2000) Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands. University of California Press, USA
California Noxious Weed Control Projects Inventory (CNWCPI)
China Species Information Service. Invasive Aliens Species in China.
Chris Buddenhagen and Melanie Newfield (pers comm. 2001) A list of potential and actual environmental weeds for New Zealand. Department of Conservation.
Darrow, R.A. Erickson, L.C. Holstrum, J.T.Jnr., Miller, J.F., Scudder, W.F. and Williams, J.L. Jnr. (1966) Report of the Terminology Committee, Standardized Names of Weeds. WSSA (14), 346-386. Weed Science Society of America.
DiTomaso, J.M. and Healy, E.A. (2003). Aquatic and Riparian Weeds of the West. University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Publication 3421.
the United States. - State and Federal Composite List of All U.S. Noxious Weeds. USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Germplasm Resources Information Network G.R.I.N. GRIN
Holm, L. G., Pancho, J. V., Herberger, J. P. and Plucknett, D. L. (1979). A Geographical Atlas of World Weeds. John Wiley and Sons NewYork, USA
John Hosking, NSW Department of Agriculture, Weed Database 30 April 2003
MAF. New Zealand Unwanted Organisms List.
Noxious weeds in the US and Canada. This web site provides a searchable database of the noxious weed lists for all U.S. states and six southern provinces of Canada. The database can be searched by plant name, state name, or by clicking on a map. This portion of the INVADERS web site is supported by the USDA Agricultural Research Service. Principal investigators: Dr. Kerri Skinner, University of Nebraska - Kearny, NE Dr. Lincoln Smith, USDA-ARS Western Region Research Center, Albany, CA Peter Rice, University of Montana - Missoula, MT
Preston, C.D., Pearman, D.A. and Dines, T.D. (2002) New Atlas of the British & Irish Flora. An Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Oxford University Press.
RAPID. Common Weeds and Poisonous Plants of North America: University of Idaho, College of Agriculture - [RAPID = Random Access Plant IDentification]
State Noxious Weeds of the USA. - State and Federal Composite List of All U.S. Noxious Weeds. USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
The Exotic Flora of Victoria. (1998) Data supplied by Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Victoria, State Herbarium.
G. and Shepherd, R.C.H. (2006). Weeds of the South-East. An identification guide for Australia. R.G. & F.J. Richardson. Meredith, Victoria. ISBN 0958743932, 438 pages. (weed)
The Exotic Flora of Victoria. (1998) Data supplied by Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Victoria, State Herbarium. (naturalised)
Garden Thugs proposed to be withdrawn from nurseries in Western Australia. List complied by Sandy Lloyd in consultation with EWAN, CALM and other staff of Dept. (garden thug, weed)
(1986) A Catalogue of Problem Plants in Southern Africa, incorporating The National Weed List of South Africa. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa No. 53. Botanical Rese
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This page was created on 13 September 2007 by PT, and was last updated on
04 October 2007
by PT based on data from Rod Randall's Global Compendium of Weeds database dated 24 January 2007.