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Agrostis mertensii  Trin.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 182507

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Agrostis borealis Hartm.
    Agrostis rupestris auct. non All.
    Agrostis mertensii ssp. borealis (Hartm.) Tzvelev
    Agrostis borealis var. americana (Scribner ex Macoun) Fernald
    Agrostis borealis var. paludosa (Scribn.) Fernald
    Agrostis boliviana Mez
    Agrostis compressa Döll
    Agrostis concinna Tuck.
    Agrostis gelida Trin.
    Agrostis novae-angliae Vasey
    Agrostis paludosa Scribn.
    Agrostis pickeringii Tuck.
    Agrostis poeppigiana Phil.
    Agrostis rubra L.
    Agrostis viridissima Kom.
    Agrostis williamsii Phil.
    Aira labradorica Steud.
    Trichodium concinnum (Tuck.) Alph. Wood
    Agrostis borealis ssp. viridissima (Kom.) Tzvelev
    Agrostis borealis var. bakeri (Rydb.) Koji Ito
    Agrostis borealis var. borealis Hartm.
    Agrostis borealis var. macrantha Eames
    Agrostis borealis var. typica Fernald
    Agrostis canina var. alpina Oakes
    Agrostis canina var. mertensii (Trin.) Kuntze
    Agrostis canina var. tenella Torr.
    Agrostis laxiflora var. mertensii (Trin.) Griseb.
    Agrostis pickeringii var. pickeringii Tuck.
    Agrostis pickeringii var. rupicola Tuck.
    Agrostis rubra var. alpina (Oakes) MacMill.
    Agrostis rubra var. americana Scribner ex Macoun
    Agrostis scabra var. montana Tuck. ex Vasey
    Agrostis borealis f. borealis Hartm.
    Agrostis borealis f. macrantha (Eames) Fernald
    Agrostis mertensii f. macrantha (Eames) J. Cay.
  Common Name(s): arctic bentgrass
    northern bentgrass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusAgrostis L. – bentgrass  
                                  SpeciesAgrostis mertensii Trin. – arctic bentgrass, northern bentgrass  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Agrostis mertensii   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Agrostis mertensii   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Agrostis mertensii   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Agrostis mertensii   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Agrostis mertensii   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Alaska, Native  






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