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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic Northern Hemisphere to Tibet.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short. Culms erect; 27-80 cm long. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2-4 mm long. Leaf-blades flat, or involute; 5-15 cm long; 2-4 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface ribbed; smooth, or scaberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Peduncle smooth, or scaberulous above. Panicle contracted; oblong; 7-15 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 4.5-5.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.75-1 length of lemma.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 4.5-5.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.75-1 length of lemma.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; purple; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume primary vein scabrous. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 4.5-5.5 mm long; 1.3-1.6 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; purple; 1-keeled; 1-3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein scabrous. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma lanceolate; 3-3.5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.33-0.5 way up back of lemma; straight, or curved; 1.5 mm long overall; not or scarcely exserted from spikelet. Rhachilla extension 0.5 mm long; pilose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2. Anthers 3; 1.5-2.1 mm long. Stigmas 2.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform. Disseminule comprising a floret.
Distribution
Europe: northern and eastern. Asia-temperate: Siberia, Soviet far east, China, Mongolia, and eastern Asia. North America: Subarctic, western Canada, and eastern Canada.
Reference
Aveneae. Fl Alaska 1994.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, British Columbia, Buryatiya, China North-Central, China South-Central, Chita, East European Russia, Finland, Greenland, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Labrador, Magadan, Manchuria, Manitoba, Mongolia, North European Russi, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Ontario, Primorye, Québec, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Sweden, Tibet, Tuva, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yukon

Calamagrostis lapponica (Wahlenb.) Hartm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 14, 1976 Kharkevich, S. [1038], Russian Federation K000458215
Aug 9, 1975 Kharkevich, S. [1038], Russian Federation K000458221
Sep 4, 1974 Kharkevich, S. [1038], Russian Federation K000458220
Apr 11, 1974 Kharkevich, S. [1038], Russian Federation K000458214
s.coll. [s.n.], Finland K000838316
Moore, D. [s.n.], Ireland K000838319
Samuelsson, G. [152], Finland K000458225
Noto, A. [223], Norway K000458231
Segerman, U. [456], Finland K000458226
Zetterstedt, J.E. [s.n.], Norway K000458229
Ahlberg, F. [s.n.], Sweden K000458233
Zetterstedt, J.E. [s.n.], Norway K000458230
Schwatz [s.n.], Northern Europe K000838317
Alm, C.G. [1843], Sweden K000458227
Wahlenberg, G. [s.n.], Finland K000838315
Lindberg, H. [1812], Finland K000458232
Littledale, S.G. [s.n.], Mongolia K000458217
Leach, W.H. [67], Norway K000458224
Petrovsky, V. [6002], Magadan K000458218
Licent, A.E. [4504], China K000458213
Zetterstedt, J.E. [s.n.], Norway K000458223
Arnell, H.W. [s.n.] K000458216
Schlyter, C.O. [2088], Norway K000458222
Laestadius, L.L. [s.n.], Sweden K000838318

First published in Gen. Gram.: 5 (1819)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Grubov, V.I. (2008). Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia (with an atlas) 2: 1-503. Academy of Sciences, Mongolian People's Republic, Ulaan Bator.
  • Kharkevich, S.S., Probatova, N.S. & Novikov, V.S. (1985). Sosudistye rasteniia sovetskogo Dal’nego Vostoka 1: 1-383. Izd-vo "Nauka," Leningradskoe otd-nie, Leningrad.
  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Grubov, V.I. (2008). Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia (with an atlas) 2: 1-503. Academy of Sciences, Mongolian People's Republic, Ulaan Bator.
  • Kharkevich, S.S., Probatova, N.S. & Novikov, V.S. (1985). Sosudistye rasteniia sovetskogo Dal’nego Vostoka 1: 1-383. Izd-vo "Nauka," Leningradskoe otd-nie, Leningrad.
  • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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