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Taxon: Brachypodium sylvaticum (Huds.) P. Beauv.

Genus: Brachypodium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Brachypodieae
Nomen number: 7606
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 101, 155, 156, t. 3, fig. 11. 1812
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394234
Comment: combination made in index
Name Verified on: 24-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 49 (39 active, 30 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • false brome  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • slender false bromegrass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • brachypode des bois  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Waldzwenke  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • lastón de los bosques  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • lundskafting  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:


    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation [Saratov, Volgograd]


  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  4. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:229
  5. Veldkamp, J. F. & Scheindelen. 1989. Australopyrum, Brachypodium, and Elymus (Gramineae) in Malesia. Blumea 34:69.
  6. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Brachypodium sylvaticum (Huds.) P. Beauv. :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7606. Accessed 7 April 2020.