1000 Islands Ecology

Species Checklist
for the

of the
Thousand Islands
Oliver K. Reichl, B.E.S.(Hons)

This checklist contains the Latin names of grass species whose range includes the Thousand Islands ecosystem. Tracked species should be reported to Ontario's Natural Heritage Resources Centre (NHIC). Simply click the link ("Yes") to go directly to the NHIC's online reporting form.

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Kingdom: Plantae
—Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
——Division: Magnoliophyta
———Class: Liliopsida
————Subclass: Commelinidae
—————Order: Cyperales
Latin Name Synonyms Tracked
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Agrostis capillaris Agrostis alba var. vulgaris, Agrostis hispida, Agrostis polymorpha, Agrostis pumila, Agrostis sylvatica, Agrostis tenuis, Agrostis vulgaris, Decandolia pumila, Decandolia vulgaris, Vilfa hispida, Vilfa pumila, Vilfa vulgaris No
Agrostis gigantea Agrostis alba, Agrostis alba ssp. gigantea, Agrostis alba var. gigantea, Agrostis decumbens, Agrostis nigra, Agrostis palustris, Agrostis stolonifera ssp. gigantea, Agrostis stolonifera var. major, Agrostis varia No
Agrostis hyemalis ----- Yes
Agrostis perennans Agrostis scribneriana, Agrostis pseudo-intermedia, Agrostis intermedia, Cornucopia perennans No
Agrostis scabra Agrostis hiemalis var. tenuis, Agrostis geminata, Corncopia hyemalis No
Agrostis stolonifera Agrostis alba var. palustris, Agrostis alba, Agrostis alba var. stolonifera, Agrostis brevis, Agrostis flava, Agrostis palustris, Agrostis polymorpha var. stolonifera, Agrostis vulgaris var. stolonifera, Decandolia stolonifera, Vilfa stolonifera No
Alopecurus aequalis Alopecurus fulvus, Alopecurus geniculatus var. aristulatus, Alopecurus aristulatus No
Andropogon gerardii Andropogon provincialis, Andropogon chrysocomus, Andropogon furcatus, Andropogon hallii No
Avena sativa ----- No
Brachyelytrum erectum var. erectum Brachyelytrum aristatum var. engelmanni, Brachyelytrum aristosum, Muhlenbergia erecta No
Bromus ciliatus Bromus dudleyi, Bromus canadensis No
Bromus inermis ssp. pumpellianus Bromus pumpellianus Yes
Bromus inermis ssp. inermis Zerna inermis No
Bromus pubescens Bromus purgans No
Bromus tectorum Anisantha tectorum No
Calamagrostis canadensis Arundo canadensis, Calamagrostis langsdorfii, Deyeuxia langsdorfii, Deyeuxia canadensis No
Cinna latifolia Agrostis latifolia, Cinna pendula No
Dactylis glomerata ----- No
Danthonia spicata Danthonia canadensis, Danthonia pinetorum No
Deschampsia flexuosa Aira flexuosa, Deschampsia alba No
Digitaria ischaemum Panicum ischaemum, Panicum glabrum, Syntherisma ischaemum, Digitaria glabra, Syntherisma glabrum No
Digitaria sanguinalis Panicum sanguinale, Paspalum sanguinale, Syntherisma sanguinale No
Echinochloa crusgalli Panicum crusgalli No
Echinochloa muricata Echinochloa pungens var. pungens, Panicum muricatum No
Elymus hystrix Asprella hystrix, Gymnostichum hystrix, Hystrix hystrix, Hystrix patula No
Elymus repens Agropyron repens, Elytrigia repens, Triticum repens, Agropyron repens f. aristatum, Agropyron repens f. trichorrhachis, Agropyron repens var. subulatum, Agropyron repens var. subulatum f. heberachis, Agropyron repens var. subulatum f. setiferum, Agropyron repens var. subulatum f. vaillantianum, Elymus vaillantianus, Elytrigia repens var. vaillantiana, Triticum repens aristatum, Triticum subulatum, Triticum vaillantianum No
Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus Agropyron trachycaulum, Agropyron caninum, Agropyron tenerum, Triticum trachycaulum, Agropyron caninum ssp. majus, Agropyron caninum var. tenerum, Agropyron novae-angliae, Agropyron pauciflorum, Agropyron pauciflorum ssp. majus, Agropyron pauciflorum ssp. novae-angliae, Agropyron repens var. tenerum, Agropyron tenerum var. novae-angliae, Agropyron trachycaulum var. majus, Agropyron trachycaulum var. novae-angliae, Agropyron violaceum var. major, Agropyron violaceum var. virescens, Elymus novae-angliae, Elymus pauciflorus, Elymus trachycaulus ssp. major, Elymus trachycaulus var. majus, Roegneria trachycaula, Triticum pauciflorum No
Elymus virginicus var. virginicus Elymus carolinianus, Elymus hirsutiglumis, Elymus virginicus var. hirsutiglumis No
Eragrostis minor Eragrostis poaeoides, Eragrostis pooides No
Festuca brachyphylla Festuca brachyphylla ssp. brachyphylla, Festuca brevifolia, Festuca ovina, Festuca ovina ssp. brevifolia, Festuca ovina var. brachyphylla, Festuca ovina var. brevifolia, Festuca supina No
Festuca filiformis Festuca ovina var. capillata, Festuca capillata, Festuca ovina ssp. tenuifolia, Festuca ovina var. tenuifolia, Festuca tenuifolia No
Festuca rubra Festuca rubra ssp.rubra, Festuca duriuscula, Festuca glaucescens, Festuca heteromalla, Festuca multiflora, Festuca nigrescens, Festuca ovina var. duriuscula, Festuca rubra megastachya, Festuca rubra f. glaucescens, Festuca rubra f. megastachya, Festuca rubra f. squarrosa, Festuca rubra ssp. juncea, Festuca rubra ssp. multiflora, Festuca rubra subvar. juncea, Festuca rubra var. commutata, Festuca rubra var. glaucescens, Festuca rubra var. juncea, Festuca rubra var. lanuginosa, Festuca rubra var. multiflora, Festuca rubra var. subvillosa f. vivipara No
Festuca subverticillata Festuca obtusa No
Festuca trachyphylla Festuca brevipila, Festuca ovina var. duriuscula No
Glyceria borealis Panicularia borealis No
Glyceria canadensis Briza canadensis, Panicularia canadensis No
Glyceria grandis Glyceria arundinacea, Panicularia grandis, Poa americana, Poa aquatica var. americana No
Glyceria striata var. stricta Glyceria nervata No
Glyceria striata var. striata Glyceria nervata, Poa striata, Poa nervata, Panicularia nervata No
Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum Critesion jubatum, Sitanion jubatum No
Hordeum vulgare ----- No
Leersia oryzoides Asprella oryzoides, Homalocenchrus oryzoides, Oryza oryzoides, Phalaris oryzoides No
Leersia virginica Asprella virginica, Homalocenchrus virginicus, Leersia ovata No
Muhlenbergia glomerata Agrostis racemosa, Polypogon glomeratus No
Muhlenbergia mexicana var. mexicana Agrostis mexicana, Muhlenbergia ambigua, Muhlenbergia foliosa ssp. setiglumis, Muhlenbergia foliosa ssp. ambigua, Muhlenbergia foliosa No
Muhlenbergia racemosa Agrostis racemosa Yes
Muhlenbergia schreberi Muhlenbergia diffusa No
Muhlenbergia sylvatica Agrostis diffusa, Agrostis sylvatica, Muhlenbergia umbrosa Yes
Oryzopsis asperifolia Urachne asperifolia No
Oryzopsis racemosa Piptatherum racemosum, Milium racemosum, Oryzopsis melanocarpa, Urachne racemosa No
Panicum acuminatum var. fasciculatum Dichanthelium acuminatum var. fasciculatum, Panicum dichotomum var. fasciculatum, Dichanthelium acuminatum var. implicatum, Dichanthelium lanuginosum, Panicum acuminatum, Panicum implicatum, Panicum lanuginosum, Panicum lanuginosum var. fasciculatum, Panicum lanuginosum var. implicatum No
Panicum capillare ----- No
Panicum depauperatum Dichanthelium depauperatum, Dichanthelium depauperatum var. depauperatum, Panicum depauperatum var. psilophyllum, Panicum depauperatum var. involutum, Panicum involutum, Panicum strictum, Panicum strictum var. psilophyllum No
Panicum dichotomum Dicanthelium dichotomum, Dichanthelium mattamuskeetense, Dichanthelium microcarpon, Dichanthelium nitidum, Dichanthelium yadkinense, Panicum annulum, Panicum barbulatum, Panicum caerulescens, Panicum clutei, Panicum dichotomum var. dichotomum, Panicum lucidum, Panicum mattamuskeetense, Panicum nitidum, Panicum nudicaule, Panicum roanokense, Panicum sphagnicola, Panicum yadkinense, Panicum annulum var. glabrescens, Panicum dichotomum var. barbulatum, Panicum dichotomum var. clutei, Panicum dichotomum var. lucidum, Panicum dichotomum var. mattamuskeetense, Panicum dichotomum var. ramulosum, Panicum dichotomum var. roanokense, Panicum dichotomum var. yadkinense, Panicum lucidum var. opacum, Panicum mattamuskeetense var. clutei, Panicum microcarpon Yes
Panicum latifolium Dichanthelium latifolium, Panicum macrocarpon No
Panicum linearifolium Dichanthelium linearifolium, Dichanthelium depauperatum var. perlorgum, Dichanthelium linearifolium var. werneri, Dichanthelium perlongum, Panicum depauperatum var. perlongum, Panicum linearifolium var. werneri, Panicum perlongum, Panicum strictum var. perlongum, Panicum strictum var. linearifolium, Panicum enslini, Panicum werneri No
Panicum philadelphicum Panicum tuckermanii, Panicum lithophilum, Panicum philadelphicum var. tuckermanii, Panicum minus, Panicum diffusum, Panicum capillare var. sylvaticum, Panicum capillare var. minor No
Panicum tuckermanii ----- No
Phalaris arundinacea Baldingera arundinacea, Calamagrostis colorata, Phalaris picta, Typhoides arundinacea No
Phleum pratense ----- No
Phragmites australis Arundo phragmites, Arundo australis, Phragmites phragmites, Phragmites communis No
Poa annua Poa infirma No
Poa compressa ----- No
Poa interior ----- Yes
Poa nemoralis Poa caesia No
Poa palustris Poa fertilis, Poa serotina, Poa crocata, Poa serotina, Poa triflora No
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis Poa angustifolia, Poa intermedia, Poa pratensis ssp. angustifolia, Poa pratensis var. angustifolia No
Poa saltuensis Poa languida, Poa debilis, Poa saltuensis var. microlepis No
Schizachne purpurascens Schizachne purpurascens ssp. purpurascens, Avena striata, Melica purpurascens, Schizachne stricta, Schizachne purpurascens var. pubescens, Trisetum purpurascens No
Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium Andropogon littoralis, Andropogon scoparius No
Secale cereale ----- No
Setaria pumila Panicum pumilum, Setaria pallidefusca, Setaria glauca, Setaria lutescens No
Setaria viridis Chaetochloa viridis, Panicum purpurascens, Panicum laevigatum, Panicum viride, Pennisetum viride, Setaria viridis var. weinmannii, Setaria weinmannii No
Sorghastrum nutans Andropogon nutans, Chrysopogon avenaceus, Chrysopogon nutans, Sorghum nutans No
Spartina pectinata Dactylis cynosuroides, Spartina polystachya, Spartina cynosuroides, Trachynotia polystachya No
Sphenopholis intermedia Eatonia pennsylvanica, Eatonia intermedia, Sphenopholis pallens, Koeleria truncata, Sphenopholis pallens var. major No
Sporobolus vaginiflorus Sporobolus minor, Vilfa vaginiflorus No
Tridens flavus ----- No
Trisetum spicatum Aira spicata, Trisetum triflorum, Trisetum subspicatum, Trisetum spicatum ssp. pilosiglume No
Triticum aestivum Triticum vulgare, Triticum sativum No
Vulpia octoflora Festuca octoflora Yes
Zizania aquatica var. aquatica Zizania aquatica var. angustifolia, Zizania palustris Yes
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