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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-46-001:
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis palustris

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis stolonifera

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Bentgrass


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Li Nan, redrawn & modified by Sun Yingbao, for Flora of China    foci_22_459

        

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image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agma10_001_lvd

        

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_agpa17_001_lhd

        

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_agst2_001_lhd

        

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_agst2_006_lvd

        

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org    bug_5387086

Month Unknown        

Panicle open only at anthesis, otherwise contracted, often dense, per Flora of China.

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org    bug_5387087

Month Unknown        

Panicle narrow, linear to lanceolate, 5-20cm, open only at anthesis, per Flora of China.

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org    bug_5387088

Month Unknown        

Often called Agrostis palustris in the turfgrass industry, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org    bug_5391561

Month Unknown        

Flowers and seeds in a short plume that gradually opens as it matures, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org    bug_5391562

Month Unknown        

image of Agrostis stolonifera, Creeping Bentgrass

D. Walters & C. Southwick, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org    bug_5444773

Month Unknown        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-46-001:
Agrostis stolonifera   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis palustris

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Agrostis stolonifera

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3810

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: Disturbed areas, wet, moist, or dry, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Panicle greenish or reddish

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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