Taxon: Apera spica-venti (L.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Apera
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 3681
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 31, 151. 1812
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation Buryatia, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Omsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation Primorye, Sakhalin
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Finland ; Norway ; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Greece Crete
    • Southwestern Europe: France Corsica
  • Northern America

    • United States

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. 1996 (L Noms French ed6)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Kharkevich, S. S., ed. Vascular plants of the Russian Far East. 1985 (F Russ Far East)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Northam, F. E. & R. H. Callihan 1992. The windgrasses (Apera Adans., Poaceae) in North America Weed Technol. 6:445-450.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)

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