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Taxon: Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Deschampsia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Holcinae
Nomen number: 316647
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 91, 149, 160, t. 8, fig. 3. 1812 "caespitosa"
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394239
Comment: combination made in index
Name Verified on: 12-Jan-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 261 (239 active, 122 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf; revegetator; revegetator

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Equatorial Guinea, [Bioko] Zaire (e.?)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.), Kyrgyzstan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China (n. & w.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Arunachal Pradesh] Pakistan (n.)

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (s.e.), Tasmania, Victoria (e.)]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, 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 (incl. Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (w.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [North Carolina (w.), Virginia (w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Mendoza, Chubut, Neuquen, Rio Negro, San Juan, Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego] Chile


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?316647. Accessed 15 November 2018.