Taxon profile


Agrostis avenacea J.F. Gmel.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Agrostis - bentgrass

Scientific synonyms

Agrostis filiformis (G. Forst.) Spreng.
Agrostis forsteri Roem. & Schult.
Agrostis ligulata Steud.
Agrostis retrofracta Willd.
Agrostis solandri F. Muell.
Avena filiformis G. Forst.
Calamagrostis avenacea (J.F. Gmel.) W.R.B. Oliv.
Calamagrostis filiformis (G. Forst.) Cockayne
Calamagrostis forsteri (Roem. & Schult.) Steud.
Calamagrostis retrofracta (Willd.) Link

Other names

= Blowngrass
= Common Blowngrass
= Fairy Grass
= Pacific Bentgrass
= Plains Blowngrass
= Wetland Blown-grass



Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Agrostis avenacea J.F. Gmel.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Agrostis_avenacea_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Agrostis avenacea J.F. Gmel.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016

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