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Miscanthus sinensis

Miscanthus sinensis Andersson

Miscanthus sinensis Andersson ssp. condensatus (Hack.) T. Koyama

Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. gracillimus Hitchc.

Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. purpurascens (Andersson) Tzvel.

Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. variegatus Beal

Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. zebrinus Beal

Chinese Silvergrass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusMiscanthusFrom the Greek mischos, “stalk,” and anthos, “flower,” referring to the spikelets
SpeciessinensisOf or from China

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Miscanthus sinensis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 4 Aug 2013.

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Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silvergrass)

9/20/2014 · Stan and Connie’s, Falmouth, ME ID is uncertain

Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silvergrass)

3/14/2012 · Susan and Raimond’s, Phoenix, MD
≈ 7 × 8" (18 × 19 cm) ID is uncertain

Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silvergrass)

9/20/2014 · Stan and Connie’s, Falmouth, ME ID is uncertain

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