Taxon: Arrhenatherum elatius (L.) P. Beauv. ex J. Presl & C. Presl

Genus: Arrhenatherum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Aveninae
Nomen number: 103453
Place of publication: Fl. čech. 17. 1819
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 154 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Cyprus ; Iran ; Iraq ; Israel ; Jordan ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Finland ; Iceland ; Ireland ; Norway ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius ; Reunion
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • United States
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • South America
    • Central America: Central America

  • Cultivated

  • Europe

    • Europe
  • Northern America

    • United States


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