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Taxon: Avenella flexuosa (L.) Parl.

 
Genus: Avenella
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Airinae
Nomen number: 404477
Place of publication: Fl. ital. 1:246. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 43 (39 active, 30 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (as Deschampsia flexuosa)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (as Deschampsia flexuosa)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    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
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Oklahoma (Le Flore Co.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas]


References:

  1. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  2. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  3. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Lerchenfeldia flexuosa (L.) Schur
  4. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:172-173.

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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?404477. Accessed 18 July 2019.