Taxon: Agrostis capillaris L.

 
Genus: Agrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 2017
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:62. 1753
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Feb-2008
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 65 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA; Diversity 16:34-35. 2000; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (fide Grass VarUSA; Diversity 16:34-35. 2000; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Grass VarUSA; Diversity 16:34-35. 2000; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: potential gene source for creeping bent grass (fide Genome 49:333-334. 2006)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Henan, - Shanxi, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, - Buryatia, - Gorno-Altay, - Irkutsk, - Kemerovo, - Krasnoyarsk, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Tomsk, - Tyumen; Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey
  • Europe

    • East 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; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - North Carolina, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

  • Cultivated:

  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Canada; Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Europe; United States

References:

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  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
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