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Agrostis gigantea  Roth
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40414

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Agrostis stolonifera var. major (Gaudin) Farw.
    Agrostis stolonifera ssp. gigantea (Roth) Schübl. & G. Martens
    Agrostis gigantea var. dispar (Michx.) Philipson
    Agrostis nigra With.
    Agrostis campestris Phil.
    Agrostis decumbens Host
    Agrostis diffusa Host
    Agrostis dispar Michx.
    Agrostis graniticola Klokov
    Agrostis praticola Klokov
    Agrostis sabulicola Klokov
    Agrostis seminuda Knapp
    Agrostis stolonifera Leers
    Agrostis virletii E. Fourn.
    Agrostis virletii E. Fourn. ex Hemsl.
    Cinna karataviensis N. Pavl.
    Vilfa alba Gray
    Vilfa dispar (Michx.) P. Beauv.
    Vilfa gigantea (Roth) P. Beauv.
    Vilfa nigra (With.) Gray
    Agrostis alba ssp. gigantea (Roth) Arcang.
    Agrostis stolonifera ssp. gigantea (Roth) Beldie
    Agrostis stolonifera ssp. gigantea (Roth) Maire & Weiller
    Agrostis alba var. diffusa (Host) Asch. & Graebn.
    Agrostis alba var. dispar (Michx.) Alph. Wood
    Agrostis alba var. gigantea (Roth) G. Mey.
    Agrostis alba var. maior Gaudin
    Agrostis alba var. vulgaris G. Mey.
    Agrostis capillaris var. nigra (With.) Druce
    Agrostis exarata var. mutica Hicken
    Agrostis gigantea var. praticola (Klokov) Tzvelev
    Agrostis stolonifera var. diffusa (Host) Neilr.
    Agrostis stolonifera var. flagellare Neilr.
    Agrostis stolonifera var. gigantea (Roth) Bréb.
    Agrostis stolonifera var. gigantea (Roth) Klett & H. Richt. ex Peterm.
    Agrostis tenuis var. nigra (With.) Druce
    Agrostis vulgaris var. nigra (With.) Hook. f.
    Agrostis alba f. aristata (Fernald) Fernald
    Agrostis alba f. aristigera (Fernald) Fernald
    Agrostis stolonifera f. diffusa (Host) Maire & Weiller
  Common Name(s): redtop
    black bent
    water bentgrass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusAgrostis L. – bentgrass  
                                  SpeciesAgrostis gigantea Roth – redtop, black bent, water 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 gigantea   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Agrostis gigantea   
  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 gigantea   
  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 gigantea   
  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 gigantea   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Alaska, Introduced  






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