EPPO Global Database

Elymus repens(AGRRE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AGRRE
  • Preferred name: Elymus repens
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Gould

Notes

Practically throughout Europe, Mediterranean,  Macaronesia, Black Sea, Caucasus, Asia (except south). Introduced into Japan, South Africa, North and South America, Australasia. Variously considered as a valuable forage grass or an invasive weed.  

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Agropyron repens (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois
Elytrigia repens (Linnaeus) Nevski
Triticum repens Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common couch English
common couchgrass English
couchgrass English (GB)
creeping wheat grass English
dog's grass English
quackgrass English (US)
quickgrass English
quitchgrass English (GB)
twitch English
twitchgrass English (GB)
Ackerquecke German
Ackerweizen German
Apothekergras German
Beier German
gemeine Quecke German
gewöhnliche Quecke German
Hundgras German
kriechende Quecke German
Kriechquecke German
Päde German
blé rampant French
blé vivace French
chiendent French
chiendent commun French
chiendent officinal French
chiendent rampant French
élyme rampant French
herbe à deux bouts French
laitue de chien French
agropiro Spanish
agropiro invasor Spanish (AR)
ballico Spanish
grama Spanish
grama de las boticas Spanish
grama del norte Spanish
grama menor Spanish (AR)
grama oficinal Spanish
agropiro comune Italian
caprinella Italian
dente canino Italian
falsa gramigna Italian
gramaccia Italian
gramiccia Italian
gramigna Italian
gramigna comune Italian
granaccio Italian
kweek Dutch
grama-francesa Portuguese
kvickrot Swedish
シバムギ Japanese
ヒメカモジグサ Japanese
himekamojigusa Japanese
shibamugi Japanese
пырей ползучий Russian
almindelig kvik Danish
kveke Norwegian
juolavehnä Finnish
sabankıran Turkish
perz właściwy Polish
közönséges tarackbúza Hungarian
elim Albanian
grami zvarritës Albanian
пълзящ пирей Bulgarian
xarpolla Catalan
yǎn mài cǎo Chinese
偃麦草 Chinese
puzava pirika Croatian
pýr plazivý Czech
harilik orashein Estonian
έλιμος Greek
ložņu vārpata Latvian
paprastasis varputis Lithuanian
pir Romanian
обична пиревина Serbian
обична пирика Serbian
пузећа пиревина Serbian
pýr plazivý Slovak
plažeca pirnica Slovene
житняк повзучий Ukrainian
пирій повзучий Ukrainian