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Taxon: Holcus mollis L.

Genus: Holcus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Airinae.
Nomen number: 19210
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1305. 1759
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf   (fide Dict Gard)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - Leningrad, Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, Tambov; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [s.e.], Tasmania, Victoria
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan, New York, Vermont
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Georgia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Holcus mollis L.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?19210 (20 August 2014)

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