Taxon: Vulpia myuros (L.) C. C. Gmel.

 
Genus: Vulpia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 41939
Place of publication: Fl. bad. 1:8. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Cover Crop Database)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Cover Crop Database)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Cover Crop Database)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya
    • Macaronesia: Portugal Madeira Islands; Spain Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Cyprus ; Egypt Sinai; Iran ; Iraq ; Israel ; Jordan ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan ; India ; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Ireland ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Azores
    • Southern Africa: Lesotho ; South Africa Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, Western Cape
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan ; Taiwan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Lithuania
    • Northern Europe: Finland ; Norway ; Sweden
  • Northern America

    • Mexico
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Oregon, Washington
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California
    • Subarctic America: Canada Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: U.S. Outlying Islands Midway Islands; United States Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina
    • Caribbean: Hispaniola ; Jamaica
    • Central America: Costa Rica ; Guatemala
    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Chile ; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Ecuador ; Peru

  • Cultivated


References:

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Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image