Panarctic Flora


342203 Festuca baffinensis Polunin


Svalbard - Franz Joseph Land: Scattered
Polar Ural - Novaya Zemlya: Rare
Yana - Kolyma: Rare
West Chukotka: Scattered
Wrangel Island: Scattered
East Chukotka: Scattered
Western Alaska: Rare
Northern Alaska - Yukon: Frequent
Central Canada: Frequent
Hudson Bay - Labrador: Frequent
Ellesmere Island: Frequent
Western Greenland: Rare
Eastern Greenland: Frequent
Northern arctic Tundra: Scattered
Mid Arctic Tundra: Frequent
Southern Arcti Tundra: Frequent
Shrub Tundra: Frequent
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Scattered

2n= 28 (4x). - Europe (N), Far East (N), Alaska, Canada, Greenland. - Numerous reports.

Geography: Asian (NE) - amphi-Beringian - North American (N) - amphi-Atlantic (W): NOR RUS SIB RFE ALA CAN GRL.

Notes: Festuca baffinensis has often been considered part of the F. brachyphylla aggregate but is perhaps not very closely related to it. In Europe, it is restricted to Svalbard and Novaya Zemlya.

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