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