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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Milium vulgare var. divaricatum (Hoffm.) Mérat, Nouv. Fl. Env. Paris: 26 (1812).

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 divaricata Hoffm., Deutschl. Fl. Bot. Taschenb. 3: 37 (1800).

Agrostis vulgaris var. divaricata (Hoffm.) Le Turq., Fl. Rouen: 34 (1816).

Vilfa divaricata (Hoffm.) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 146 (1821 publ. 1822).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts