Podagrostis humilis

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Podagrostis humilis


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Poeae
Subtribus: Agrostidinae
Genus: Podagrostis
Species: Podagrostis humilis


Podagrostis humilis (Vasey) Björkman, Symb. Bot. Upsal. 17(1): 15. (1960)


  • Basionym
    • Agrostis humilis Vasey, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 10: 21 (1883)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western USA
      • Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington
    • Regional: Central USA
      • Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
    • Regional: Canada
      • Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Sylvester, S.P., Peterson, P.M., Romaschenko, K., Bravo-Pedraza, W.J., Cuta-Alarcon, L.E. & Soreng, R.J. 2020. New combinations and updated descriptions in Podagrostis (Agrostidinae, Poaceae) from the Neotropics and Mexico. PhytoKeys 148: 21–50. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.148.50042 Open access Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Alpine Bentgrass
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