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This species is accepted, and its native range is Temp. & Subarctic Northern Hemisphere, Peru to S. South America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated. Culms erect; 30-100 cm long; 2-3 -noded. Leaf-sheaths without keel; smooth; glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1-3 mm long; entire; truncate. Leaf-blades flat, or involute; 30-60 cm long; 1.5-5 mm wide; stiff. Leaf-blade surface ribbed; pubescent; hairy adaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate; filiform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Peduncle smooth, or antrorsely scabrous above. Panicle contracted; lanceolate to oblong; 7-20 cm long; 1-3 cm wide. Primary panicle branches appressed; 3-6 cm long. Panicle branches terete; scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform; terete; 0.5-2 mm long; scabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.6-0.75 length of lemma.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.6-0.75 length of lemma.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma; gaping. Lower glume elliptic; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume primary vein scabrous. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume surface asperulous. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume elliptic; 1.2-1.3 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 1-3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein scabrous. Upper glume surface asperulous. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma oblong; 2.5-3.5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface asperulous. Lemma apex dentate; 4 -fid; truncate; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.3-0.5 way up back of lemma; straight; 1-2 mm long overall; not or scarcely exserted from spikelet. Palea elliptic; 0.6-0.7 length of lemma; hyaline; 2 -veined. Rhachilla extension 0.2 length of fertile floret; pilose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2; lanceolate. Anthers 3; 2-2.5 mm long. Stigmas 2.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; fusiform. Hilum punctiform. Endosperm farinose. Disseminule comprising a floret.
Distribution
Europe: northern, central, southeastern, and eastern. Asia-temperate: Siberia, Soviet far east, Soviet Middle Asia, Caucasus, China, Mongolia, and eastern Asia. North America: Subarctic, western Canada, eastern Canada, northwest USA, north-central USA, northeast USA, southwest USA, south-central USA, and southeast USA. South America: western South America and southern South America.
Reference
Aveneae. CEH.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Argentina South, Arizona, Baltic States, Belarus, Bolivia, British Columbia, California, Central European Rus, Chile South, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Nebraska, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, South European Russi, Svalbard, Sweden, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yukon

Extinct in:

France, Switzerland

Calamagrostis stricta (Timm) Koeler appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Fries, E. [s.n.], Sweden K000838322
Cunningham, R.O. [s.n.], Chile K000308469
Lechler, W. [1234], Magellanes K000308468

First published in Descr. Gramin.: 105 (1802)

Accepted by

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1988). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 10: 1-590. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Fedorov, A.A. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Russia. The European part and bordering regions 1: 1-546. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Broekfield.
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