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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Agrostis capillaris var. nigra (With.) Druce, Comital. Fl. Brit. Isl.: 350 (1932).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Agrostis gigantea subsp. gigantea.
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 nigra With., Arr. Brit. Pl. ed. 3, 2: 131 (1796).

Agrostis tenella Hoffm., Deutschl. Fl. Bot. Taschenb. 3: 36 (1800).

Agrostis vulgaris var. tenella (Hoffm.) Gaudin, Agrost. Helv. 1: 84 (1811).

Vilfa nigra (With.) Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 145 (1821 publ. 1822).

Agrostis rubra var. tenella (Hoffm.) Wimm. & Grab., Fl. Siles. 1: 52 (1827).

Agrostis stolonifera var. tenella (Hoffm.) Wimm. & Grab., Fl. Siles. 1: 52 (1827).

Agrostis vulgaris var. pallens Klett & Richt., Fl. Leipzig: 69 (1830), nom. superfl.

Agrostis vulgaris subsp. tenella (Hoffm.) Schübl. & G.Martens, Fl. Würtemberg: 63 (1834).

Agrostis vulgaris var. nigra (With.) Hook.f., Student. Fl. Brit. Isl., ed. 3: 447 (1884).

Agrostis tenuis var. nigra (With.) Druce, List Brit. Pl.: t. 79 (1908).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

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