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Taxon: Agrostis canina L.

 
Genus: Agrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 2015
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:62. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Agrostis
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 20 (14 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • velvet bent  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • velvet bent grass  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • agrostide des chiens  (Source: L Noms French ed6) - French
  • Hundsstraußgras  (Source: UPOV) - German
  • Sumpf-Straußgras  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • agrostide canina  (Source: Mult Glossary Crops) - Italian
  • hime-nukabo  (Source: Grass Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • agróstide canina  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • agróstide de perro  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • agróstide perruna  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • brunven  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • pu tong jian gu ying  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • polevica sobač'â  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns or golf courses) lawn/turf (for lawns or golf courses)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, [Saratov] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Jammu and Kashmir]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/related/Agrostis_canina/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. CRC Press. Note: Revised version of AH 170
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  6. Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Agrostis+canina&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  15. Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  17. Office of the Union. 2009. UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  20. Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996-. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.
  21. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:163.
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  23. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  25. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?2015. Accessed 20 July 2019.