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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 64 (45 active, 36 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control; lawn/turf; lawn/turf; lawn/turf; ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (La Palma)]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (e.), Iran (n.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Altay, Krasnoyarsk (s.), Irkutsk (s.), Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen] Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia (w.)] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (e.)
    • CHINA: China [Henan Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    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, [Astrakhan, Saratov, Volgograd] 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

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • 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]

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Rio Grande do Sul]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


References:

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  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
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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?2017. Accessed 20 September 2019.