Taxon: Arctagrostis latifolia (R. Br.) Griseb.

 
Genus: Arctagrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 3855
Place of publication: C. F. von Ledebour, Fl. ross. 4:434. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Jul-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-May-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation Khabarovsk, Amur, Kamchatka, Magadan, Chukchi
    • Siberia: Russian Federation Buryatia, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Yamal Nenets
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part European part
    • Northern Europe: Finland ; Norway ; Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario, Quebec
    • Subarctic America: Canada Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; Greenland ; United States Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

  • Cultivated

  • Northern America

    • Canada ; United States

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Kharkevich, S. S., ed. Vascular plants of the Russian Far East. 1985 (F Russ Far East)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada. 1980 (F NW Terr)
  • Rønning, O. I. The flora of Svalbard. (F Svalbard)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  • Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. (F AlaskaAnd)

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