Paspalum almum

Species:Paspalum almum Chase
Common Name:Comb's Paspalum
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Plant Notes:A recent introduction from further west. First discovered in Alabama in Mobile County on Dauphin Island by Howard Horne.
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Paspalum
Species Paspalum almum Chase - Comb's Paspalum


Citation Paspalum almum Chase, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 23(3): 137, f. 1. 1933.
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Type: USA: TEXAS: Jefferson Co.: near Beaumont, on fine sandy and silty clay loam, 8 Sep 1932, J.F. Combs s.n. (holotype: US-01535768; isotypes: US-1816872, US-1535769).

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No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ALNHS00006932 Mobile 02 Jul 2020 Stowe, Matthew
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