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American sloughgrass
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Beckmannia
Species:
syzigachne
Synonyms
  • Beckmannia baicalensis Hultén
  • Beckmannia hirsutiflora (Roshev.) Prob.
  • Panicum syzigachne Steud.

Beckmannia syzigachne, the American sloughgrass, or slough grass, is an annual or short-lived perennial bunchgrass in the grass family, Poaceae, found in shallow marshes or sloughs.

Beckmannia syzigachne is widespread across much of Europe, Asia, and North America.

Beckmannia syzigachne is one of only two species in the genus Beckmannia; the other being Beckmannia eruciformis.

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