Agrostis perennans

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Agrostis perennans
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Agrostis
Species: A. perennans
Binomial name
Agrostis perennans
(Walter) Tuck.
  • 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 (upland bentgrass, upland bent, autumn bent, Agrostide perennant[3]) is species of grass in the Poaceae family.


This perennial bunchgrass grows in clumps without rhizomes or stolons, with erect stems growing to about 8-31 inches (20–80 cm).[4] The species name perennans means "perennial".[5]


Agrostis perennans, upland bentgrass, is native to North and South America;[3] it grows in fields, fens, open woods, thickets, and along roadsides.[4][6]


  1. ^ PLANTS Profile for Agrostis perennans Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  2. ^ Fl. MO Vol. 1 Page 148 Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  3. ^ a b Germplasm Resource Information Network Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  4. ^ a b Grass Manual on the Web Archived June 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  5. ^ Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Retrieved 2010-03-15.
  6. ^ Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Retrieved 2010-03-15.