Taxon: Agrostis stolonifera L.

 
Genus: Agrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 400060
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:62. 1753
Name Verified on: 05-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 100 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • creeping bent  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • creeping bent grass  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • fiorin  (Source: Weed CIBA) - English
  • spreading bent  (Source: Zander ed16) - English
  • agrostide stolonifère  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • Flechtstraußgras  (Source: UPOV) - German
  • weißes Straußgras  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • agrostide palustre  (Source: Mult Glossary Crops) - Italian
  • agrostide stolonifera  (Source: Mult Glossary Crops) - Italian
  • agróstide estolonífera  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • krypven  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • xi bo li ya jian gu ying  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • polevica pobegonosnaâ  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Anhui, - Heilongjiang, - Gansu, - Guizhou, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Yunnan, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Xinjiang, - Xizang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Khabarovsk, - Primorye, - Amur
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha, - Krasnoyarsk, - Chita, - Irkutsk, - Kemerovo, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Tomsk, - Tyumen
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

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

    • Subarctic America: Greenland

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Jamaica
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Europe

    • : Canada; Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Europe; United States

References:

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