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Taxon: Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult.

 
Genus: Koeleria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Aveninae
Nomen number: 314896
Place of publication: Mant. 2:345. 1824
Link to protologue:
Comment: = Koeleria cristata auct.
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 181 (163 active, 159 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (as turfgrass fide Grass VarUSA)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East (s.)]
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu] Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.w.), Nepal, Pakistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.), Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas (n. & w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • Mexico (n. & c.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  3. Allred, Kelly W. Flora Neomexicana I: The vascular plants of New Mexico, an annotated checklist to the names of vascular plants with synonymy and bibliography. (L New Mex)
  4. Arnow, L. A. 1994. Koeleria macrantha and K. pyramidata (Poaceae): nomenclatural problems and biological distinctions Syst. Bot. 19:6-20.
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  6. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  10. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  11. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  12. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. (Atlas GPlains)
  16. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  17. Morris, K. N. & A. M. Hossain 2000. As the demand for turfgrass grows, so must turfgrass germplasm collection and evaluation (Diversity) 16:15-17.
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  19. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  21. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  22. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)
  23. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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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=314896. Accessed 14 December 2018.