Grow Your Garden


American Sloughgrass (Beckmannia syzigachne)

  • American Sloughgrass (Beckmannia Syzigachne) http://www.sagebud.com/american-sloughgrass-beckmannia-syzigachne/
    Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • American Sloughgrass (Beckmannia Syzigachne) http://www.sagebud.com/american-sloughgrass-beckmannia-syzigachne/
    Credit: Steve Hurst | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA ARS
BESY.jpg

Beckmannia Syzigachne, or more commonly know as American Sloughgrass, is a graminoid of the genus Beckmannia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Beckmannia Syzigachne or American Sloughgrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Beckmannia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: IL (E) MI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IL (American slough grass) MI (slough grass)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL) 4(OBL) 5(OBL) 7(OBL) 8(OBL) 9(OBL) 0(OBL) A(OBL)




comments powered by Disqus

Browse Plants by State

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming