Agrostis mertensii Trin.

First published in Linnaea 10: 302 (1836)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Subarctic & Temperate Northern Hemisphere, W. South America to W. Argentina. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, British Columbia, Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Colorado, East European Russia, Ecuador, Finland, Greenland, Japan, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North European Russi, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Ontario, Peru, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Sweden, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wyoming, Yukon

Introduced into:

France

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2020). https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.151.50538. epublication.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2020). Flora of Japan IVa: 1-430. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vigosa-Mercado, J.L. & al. (2023). Revision of the genus Agrostis (Poaceae, Pooideae, Poeae) in Megamexico. PhytoKeys 230: 157-256.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Fedorov, A.A. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Russia. The European part and bordering regions 1: 1-546. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Broekfield.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • Hultén, E.O.G. (1960). Flora of the Aleutian Islands and westernmost Alaska Peninsula: with notes on the flora of Commander Islands, ed. 2: 1-376. Weinheim : J. Cramer ; New York : Hafner Pub. Co.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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  • Koyama, T. (1987). Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions: an identification manual: 1-570. Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Malyschev, L.I. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 2: 1-362. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 9, 2023 Breman, E.; McCabe, S.; Johnson, N.; Weststrand, S.; Aronsson, M. [EB23046] Sweden K009000926 No
Laestodius, L.L. [s.n.] Sweden K000838144 Unknown Type Material Yes
Komarov, V.L. [s.n.] Russia K000838077 Unknown Type Material Yes
Komarov, V.L. [s.n.] Russia K000838078 Unknown Type Material Yes
Baker, C.F. [150] United States K000838195 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] United States K000838194 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] United States K000838193 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sternberg, S. [s.n.] Greenland K000838145 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tuckerman, E. [s.n.] United States K000838192 Unknown Type Material Yes
Laestadius, L.L. [s.n.] Sweden K000838141 Unknown Type Material Yes
Zetterstedt, J.E.; Zetterstedt, P.L. [s.n.] Norway K000838142 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tuckerman [s.n.] United States K000743642 Type Yes
Gaudin, J.F.A.G.P. [s.n.] Sweden K000838143 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fiebrig, K. [2905] Bolivia Agrostis boliviana K000308376 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fiebrig, K. [2821] Bolivia Agrostis boliviana K000308377 Unknown Type Material Yes

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