creeping bentgrass USDA PLANTS Symbol: AGST2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Agrostis stolonifera L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): carpet bentgrass, creeping bent, redtop, redtop bent, seaside bentgrass, spreading bent
Native Range: Newfoundland to laska, south to VA and DC (BAIL); FEIS

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Plant(s); plants after flowering.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); Grown by Tom Lanini
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); collar and sheath.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Grown by Tom Lanini
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); inflorescence.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Dorsal view of caryopsis.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Floret(s); Dorsal view of floret. Note visible lateral veins on lemma and hairs on callus.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Spikelet(s); Spikelets detached from inflorescence.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Death Valley National Park (California)
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Utah)
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)
Lake Mead National Park (Nevada)
Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming)



Invasive Listing Sources:
California Invasive Plant Council
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Native Plant Society of Oregon, 2008
Pacific Northwest Exotic Pest Plant Council, 1998
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council