Panarctic Flora


342102 Agrostis gigantea Roth


Northern Fennoscandia: Rare
Kanin - Pechora: Rare
Polar Ural - Novaya Zemlya: Rare
Western Greenland: Rare
Shrub Tundra: Rare
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Frequent


2n= (1) 28 (4x). - Europe (S), Siberia (S). - Krogulevich (1978); Duckert-Henriod (1991). Both reports should be checked against vouchers (if any are available).
(2) 42 42-46 (6x). - Europe, Russia, Siberia, Asia (C), Far East, Canada, Greenland. - Numerous reports.

Geography: Amphi-Atlantic? - European - Asian (W): NOR RUS GRL.

Notes: Agrostis gigantea has been reported as native from the arctic Varanger Peninsula in Norway (TROM). Böcher et al. (1978) considered it both native and adventive in southwestern Greenland, whereas Pedersen (1972) considered it adventive in Greenland.

Higher Taxa