Agrostis perennans

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Agrostis perennans
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Agrostis
A. perennans
Binomial name
Agrostis perennans
  • Agrostis altissima (Walter) Tuck.
  • Agrostis clavata Trin.
  • Agrostis elata (Pursh) Trin.
  • Agrostis oreophila Trin.
  • Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck. var. aestivalis Vasey
  • Agrostis perennans (Walter) Tuck. var. elata (Pursh) Hitchc.
  • Agrostis schweinitzii Trin.
  • Cornucopiae perennans Walter

Agrostis perennans, the upland bentgrass, upland bent, or autumn bent,[4] is species of flowering plant in the grass family, Poaceae.


This perennial bunchgrass grows in clumps without rhizomes or stolons, with erect stems growing to about 8-31 inches (20–80 cm).[5] The species name perennans means "perennial".[6]


Agrostis perennans, upland bentgrass, is native to North and South America;[4] it grows in fields, fens, open woods, thickets, and along roadsides.[5][7]


  1. ^ "Agrostis perennans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2019. 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Agrostis perennans". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  3. ^ Yatskievych, George. "Agrostis perennans". Flora of Missouri. Retrieved 2010-03-15 – via, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  4. ^ a b "Agrostis perennans". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  5. ^ a b Grass Manual on the Web Archived June 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  6. ^ Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  7. ^ "Agrostis perennans". Native Plant Database. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 2010-03-15.