Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Agrostis canina
Poaceae Barnhart
Agrostis canina L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 62 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in Europae pascius humidiusculus."
Fitzgerald, W.V. (1918), The Botany of the Kimberleys, north-west Australia. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Western Australia 3: 86 [secondary reference]
Willis, J.H. (1970), A Handbook to Plants in Victoria Edn. 2, 1: 148 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2008), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Comment: A northern hemisphere taxon, recorded by J.H.Willis, Handb. Pl. Victoria, 2nd edn. 1: 148 (1970) as being "... occasionally used as a lawn grass", but not known to be naturalised in Australia.
Jacobs, S.W.L. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2009), Agrostis. Flora of Australia 44A: 173 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "J.H.Willis, Handb. Pl. Victoria 2nd edn. 1: 148 (1970) states that this species is occasionally used as a lawn grass and closely resembles A. stolonifera. No more recent reference seen."