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Taxon: Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link

Genus: Ammophila
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Agrostidinae.
Nomen number: 2911
Place of publication: Hort. berol. 1:105. 1827
Name verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Egypt; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia [w.]
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Lebanon; Turkey [w.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany [n.]; Netherlands; Poland [n.]
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania [e.]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [w.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia [w.]
  • EUROPE
    Europe
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [n.w.]

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?2911 (29 July 2014)

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