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
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: 4 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, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha, - Krasnoyarsk, - Irkutsk, - Kemerovo, - Kurgan, - Omsk, - Tomsk, - Tyumen
  • 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) (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. 1995 (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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