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
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: 174 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (as turfgrass fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hubei, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Qinghai, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Sichuan, - Xinjiang, - Xizang, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu; Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Maine, - Michigan, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Kentucky, - Louisiana
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • 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. 2008 (L New Mex)
  • Arnow, L. A. 1994. Koeleria macrantha and K. pyramidata (Poaceae): nomenclatural problems and biological distinctions Syst. Bot. 19:6-20.
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