Skip to main content

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Decandolia vulgaris (With.) T.Bastard, Essai Fl. Maine et Loire: 28 (1809).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Agrostis capillaris L., Sp. Pl.: 62 (1753).
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 vulgaris With., Arr. Brit. Pl. ed. 3, 2: 132 (1796).

Milium vulgare (With.) Mérat, Nouv. Fl. Env. Paris: 26 (1812).

Vilfa vulgaris (With.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr.: 16 (1812).

Agrostis alba var. vulgaris (With.) Coss. & Durieu in M.C.Durieu de Maisonneuve, Expl. Sci. Algérie 2: 63 (1855).

Agrostis stolonifera var. vulgaris (With.) Celak., Prodr. Fl. Böhmen 4: 710 (1881), nom. illeg.

Agrostis alba subsp. vulgaris (With.) Hitchc., Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 68: 26 (1905).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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