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:
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Feb-2008
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 45 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA; Diversity 16:34-35. 2000; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (fide Grass VarUSA; Diversity 16:34-35. 2000; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Grass VarUSA; Diversity 16:34-35. 2000; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Gene sources: potential gene source for creeping bent grass (fide Genome 49:333-334. 2006)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)
  • Weed: 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, Shanxi, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Xinjiang]

    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

    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


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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?id=2017. Accessed 21 June 2018.