Taxon profile


Common Bent
Agrostis capillaris L.

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

Scientific synonyms

Agrostis sylvatica Huds.
Agrostis tenuis Sibth.
Agrostis tenuis var. aristata (Parnell) Druce
Agrostis tenuis var. hispida (Willd.) Philipson
Agrostis tenuis var. pumila (L.) Druce
Agrostis vulgaris With.

Other names

= Bent Grass
= Brown-top Bent
= Browntop Bent
= Colonial Bent
= Colonial Bentgrass


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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Agrostis capillaris L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Agrostis capillaris L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Agrostis_capillaris_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Agrostis capillaris L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Agrostis capillaris L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Agrostis capillaris L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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