Panarctic Flora


344307 Alopecurus geniculatus L.


Northern Iceland: Persistent (Adventive)
Northern Fennoscandia: Persistent (Adventive)
Western Greenland: Persistent (Adventive)
Shrub Tundra: Persistent (Adventive)
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Frequent

2n= 28 (4x). - Europe, Russia, Far East, Canada. - Numerous reports.
Not included: Several reports of 2n = 14 (2x) from India. They probably belong to another species.

Geography: European: ICE* NOR* RUS** GRL*.

Notes: Alopecurus geniculatus is an established adventive in the Arctic in Norway and also in southwestern Greenland (Pedersen 1972). It has been considered native in the Arctic in Iceland (Kristinsson 2008) but is probably anthropochorous also there.

Higher Taxa