EPPO Global Database

Agropyron cristatum(AGRCR)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-01

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AGRCR
  • Preferred name: Agropyron cristatum
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Gärtner

Notes

Mediterranean (northern) to Black Sea, Caucasus, Russia, Siberia, Russian Far East, Central Asia, China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia. Introduced into North America. There appears to be some confusion in the distribution of the nominate subspecies and subsp. pectinatum (q.v.) in Asia 

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Agropyron imbricatum Römer & Schultes
Agropyron karadaghense Kotov
Agropyron stepposum Dubovic
Agropyropn lavrenkoanum Prokudin
Emeropyrum cristatum (Linnaeus) Willkomm

Common names
Name Language
гребеновиден житняк Bulgarian
житник Bulgarian
agropir pectinat Catalan
pýr hřebenitý Czech
Kammquecke German
αγροπιρο Greek
crested couch grass English
crested wheatgrass English
fairway wheatgrass English
agropiro crestado Spanish
agropyre à crête French
chiendent à crête French
pirika  Croatian
taréjos búzafű Hungarian
agropiro crestato Italian
gramigna crestata Italian
kamkveke Norwegian
perz grzebieniasty Polish
perzyk grzebieniasty Polish
гребеновиден житняк Russian
житняк гребенчатый Russian
žitňak hrebenitý Slovak
чешљаста пиревина Serbian
otlak ayrığı Turkish
житняк гребінчастий Ukrainian
житняк карадагський Ukrainian
житняк лавренків Ukrainian
bīng cǎo Chinese
冰草 Chinese