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Agropyron repens

Authority(L.) P. Beauv.
FamilyLiliopsida:Commelinidae:Cyperales:Gramineae
SynonymsTriticum repens L., Gramen caninum vulgatius Mor.
Common namescouch grass, quark grass, Graminis rhizoma
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Ecocrop code2925



Notes
BRIEF DESCRIPTION A rhizomatic grass. USES Used for grazing and hay. GROWING PERIOD Long-lived perennial. COMMON NAMES Quackgrass, Twitchgrass, Coughgrass, Couch, Twitch. FURTHER INF Quackgrass is native of Europe. It is common in waste areas and along ditchbanks and roadsides. Because of its aggressive habit of growth, it is often a serious weed in cultivated croplands, gardens and orchards.
Sources
Grassland Index - In Ecocrop as synonym Agropyron repens
Roecklein J 1987 pp 171 [USE]
Duke J 1979 pp 94 [RAIN, TEMP, PH]
Duke J 1975 pp 5 [RAIN, TEMP, PH]
Heath M 1985 pp 174 [FER, LIMITS, SAL, DRA, USE]
Breymeyer A 1990 pp 304 [DRA, TEMP, KTMP, RAIN]
Shing T 1992 pp 213 [KTMP, TEMP, RAIN, LIG]