Taxon: Avenella flexuosa (L.) Parl.

 
Genus: Avenella
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Airinae
Nomen number: 404477
Place of publication: Fl. ital. 1:246. 1848
Name Verified on: 28-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 39 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Proc E Nat Grass Sym, as Deschampsia flexuosa)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA, as Deschampsia flexuosa)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
  • 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; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, - Oklahoma, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

References:

  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)

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