Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Chloris barbata
(Poaceae)

airport grass, feather finger grass, fingergrass, plush grass, purpletop chloris, swollen fingergrass, swollen windmill grass

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Species description or overview

Chloris barbata information from PIER
Information on Chloris barbata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Chloris barbata
Nomenclatural information about Chloris barbata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Chloris barbata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Chloris barbata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Chloris barbata information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Chloris barbata, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Chloris barbata
Nomenclatural information about Chloris barbata is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Chloris barbata (Poaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Chloris barbata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Chloris barbata (Poaceae) (swollen fingergrass)
Links to high-resolution free images of Chloris barbata (Poaceae) (swollen fingergrass) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Chloris barbata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Chloris barbata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Chloris barbata images from PIER
Images of Chloris barbata provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Chloris barbata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Chloris barbata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Chloris barbata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Chloris barbata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Where to see this species

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Wood K. 2006. Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll
Starr, Forest, Kim Martz, and Lloyd Loope. 2001. Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll. Prepared for Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (Honolulu). 47 pp. illus.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Oahu Offshore Islets Pictorial Guide: Common Plants of Oahu's Offshore Islets
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Pictorial Guide: Common Plants of Oahu's Offshore Islets. Prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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