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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (Tenerife)]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey [Çanakkale (European part)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya] Nepal

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, [Astrakhan, Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Greenland (s.), United States [Alaska (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.), Alberta (s.), British Columbia]
    • 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]


    Adventive

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania (s.e.), Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maryland, Virginia]


    Uncertain

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco


    Other (possibly not native in North America, especially in e.)

References:

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Check other web resources for Alopecurus geniculatus L. :


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?id=2645. Accessed 18 November 2019.