Taxon: Agrostis canina L.

 
Genus: Agrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 2015
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:62. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Agrostis
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • velvet bent  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • velvet bent grass  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • agrostide des chiens  (Source: L Noms French ed6) - French
  • Hundsstraußgras  (Source: UPOV) - German
  • Sumpf-Straußgras  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • agrostide canina  (Source: Mult Glossary Crops) - Italian
  • hime-nukabo  (Source: Grass Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • agróstide canina  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • agróstide de perro  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • agróstide perruna  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • brunven  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • pu tong jian gu ying  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • polevica sobač'â  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns or golf courses fide Dict Gard; Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    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-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

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Jammu and Kashmir]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. (L Noms French ed6)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  15. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  20. Sell, P. & G. Murrell Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. (F GB Ire)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  23. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Agrostis canina L. :


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?id=2015. Accessed 19 June 2018.