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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (as Deschampsia flexuosa)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (as Deschampsia flexuosa)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Oklahoma (Le Flore Co.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Deschampsia&SpeciesID=flexuosa), Virginia]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas]


References:

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

Check other web resources for Avenella flexuosa (L.) Parl. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=404477. Accessed 18 July 2018.