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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Agrostis borealis Hartm., Handb. Skand. Fl., ed. 4: 23 (1843).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Agrostis mertensii Trin., Linnaea 10: 302 (1836).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

Agrostis mertensii subsp. borealis (Hartm.) Tzvelev, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 10: 90 (1973).

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova