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American Sloughgrass (Beckmannia syzigachne)

  • 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)
    Credit: Steve Hurst | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA ARS

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)

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