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Agrostis canina L.
VELVET BENT
Agrostis canina canina fascicularis; Agrostis canina subsp canina L; Velvet bentgrass

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Agrostis canina
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Agrostis canina

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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Dothioraceae  Pleosphaerulina @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercosporella @ BPI (1)
Pleomassariaceae  Helminthosporium giganteum @ BPI (4)

Helminthosporium @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Pleospora @ BPI (2)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia graminis @ 068686B (1); 068686A (1)
Strophariaceae  Psilocybe semilanceata @ BPI (1)
Tilletiaceae  Tilletia decipiens @ BPI (1)

Tilletia pallida @ BPI (5)
Typhulaceae  Sclerotium @ BPI (1)

Typhula idahoensis @ BPI (1)

Typhula itoana @ BPI (2)
Ustilaginaceae  Ustilago striiformis @ BPI (1)
_  Ascochyta graminicola @ BPI (1)

Epichloe typhina @ BPI (1)

Gloeocercospora @ BPI (1)

Mastigosporium calvum @ BPI (5)

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Agrostis canina L.
velvet bentgrass

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General Information
Symbol: AGCA4
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : CAN   W
GL   I
HI   I
L48   N
SPM   W
Other Common Names: agróstide canina
agróstide de perro
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 205. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
AGCAV Agrostis canina L. var. varians (Thuill.) Ducomm.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Agrostis L. – bentgrass
Species Agrostis canina L. – velvet bentgrass

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Hawaii FACU
North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Midwest UPL
Northcentral & Northeast UPL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast UPL

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The Grass Manual on the Web - Map (AGCA4)

Wildlife

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