Taxon profile


Hierochloë odorata (L.) P. Beauv.

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

Scientific synonyms

Holcus odoratus L.
Savastana odorata (L.) Scribn.
Torresia odorata (L.) A.S. Hitchc.
Hierochloe odorata var. fragrans (Willd.) Richter
Hierochloe fragrans (Willd.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes
Savastana nashii Bickn.
Hierochloe nashii (Bickn.) Kaczmarek
Anthoxanthum nitens (Weber) Y. Schouten & Veldkamp

Other names

= Holy Grass
= Sweet Grass
= Sweetgrass

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czechia, Iceland

* List of countries might not be complete


Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Naemorhedus caudatus (Milne-Edwards, 1867) - Northern Long-tailed Goral

Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Hierochloë odorata]

Pladias [] [as Hierochloë odorata]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Hierochloë odorata (L.) P. Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Hierochloë odorata (L.) P. Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Hierochloë odorata (L.) P. Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Anthoxanthum nitens (Weber) Y. Schouten & Veldkamp]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Hierochloë odorata (L.) P. Beauv.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019

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