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Agrostis stolonifera
(Poaceae)

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Species description or overview

Agrostis stolonifera information from PIER
Information on Agrostis stolonifera as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Agrostis stolonifera
Nomenclatural information about Agrostis stolonifera is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Agrostis stolonifera information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Agrostis stolonifera--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Agrostis stolonifera information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Agrostis stolonifera, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Agrostis stolonifera
Nomenclatural information about Agrostis stolonifera is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Agrostis stolonifera (Poaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Agrostis stolonifera as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Agrostis stolonifera weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Agrostis stolonifera for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Legislation/regulation

USDA assesses the Scotts Company, LLC $500,000 civil penalty
Compliance infractions related to regulated genetically engineered glyphosate-tolerant creeping bentgrass were investigated by U.S.D.A. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), resulting to a fine imposed on The Scotts Company, LLC.


Images

Agrostis stolonifera images from PIER
Images of Agrostis stolonifera provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Agrostis stolonifera information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Agrostis stolonifera--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.

Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (book)
A complete list of all species covered in Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (Whitney, Hosaka, and Ripperton, 1939) is presented, along with a complete bibliographic citation. This book "describes and illustrates 103 of the most important grasses in Hawaii.... There are many grasses, either recently introduced or slow to become acclimatized, that have not yet established themselves on the ranges; these are not here included. Species that are found outside the general range areas, as in summit bogs, forest reserves, and national parks, are also omitted. Keys to the tribes and genera [are also included." ([adapted] from the book's introduction)


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

The grasses of Hawaii
Hitchcock, A.S. 1922. The grasses of Hawaii. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press : New York, Kraus Reprint Co. (1974). 235 pp. illus. (line drawings).


Other resources

The grasses of Hawaii
Hitchcock, A.S. 1922. The grasses of Hawaii. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press : New York, Kraus Reprint Co. (1974). 235 pp. illus. (line drawings).


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