Panarctic Flora


343212 Puccinellia arctica (Hook.) Fernald & Weath.


Western Alaska: Rare
Northern Alaska - Yukon: Rare
Central Canada: Scattered
Ellesmere Island: Rare
Northern arctic Tundra: Rare
Mid Arctic Tundra: Rare
Southern Arcti Tundra: Rare
Shrub Tundra: Frequent
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Scattered

2n= 14 (2x). - Canada. - Mosquin and Hayley (1966, for P. poacea); Hedberg (1967, for P. agrostidea).

Geography: American Beringian - North American (N): ALA CAN.

Notes: Consaul and Gillespie (2001), Soreng et al. (2003), and Davis and Consaul (2007) synonymized the two diploid Sørensen species Puccinellia agrostidea and P. poacea with P. arctica. See the justification by Davis and Consaul (2007).

Higher Taxa