Taxon: Alopecurus geniculatus L.

 
Genus: Alopecurus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 2645
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:60. 1753
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco

  • Other:

    . possibly not native in North America, especially in e.

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey - Canakkale
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Manipur, - Meghalaya; Nepal
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Faroe Islands; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - North Dakota, - South Dakota
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Greenland; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maryland, - Virginia

  • Adventive:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Afghanistan

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