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Synonyms for Agrostis

annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from 'bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)

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Copper stress-induced changes in leaf soluble proteome of Cu-sensitive and tolerant Agrostis capillaris L.
Hierba Fruto (Mericarpo) Malvaceae Indeterminado Hierba Fruto (Mericarpo) Onagraceae Onagraceae Indeterminado Hierba Semilla Poaceae Agrostis sp.
Thus, clusters 2 and 5 shared Alisma gramineum; clusters 1, 2, and 5 Butomus umbellatus; clusters 1, 2, 4, and 5 Agrostis stolonifera, Eleocharis uniglumis, Rumex maritimus, and Juncus spp.
Other species are associated with places of high moisture (Agrostis gigantea Roth and Carex ovalis Good).
For example, cereals, forming rhizomes (Bromopsis inermis, Calamagrostis epigeios etc.), grow mainly due to buds of underground structures, whereas species having in the structure a large number of shortened stolon-type shoots (Agrostis stolonifera L., Phleum pratense L.i etc.), are regrown by aboveground buds.
The tier nearest the house holds ornamental edible crops, while other levels include vegetable beds, a bocce ball court, a citrus orchard, and unthirsty native Agrostis pal/ens grass, where the family often plays lawn games (Van Atta's son, Ian, is 23, and the couple's son, Kellen, is 13).
Among herbs assessed Aconogonum molle, Agrostis stolonifera, Bistorta affinis, Bromus japonicas, Cannabis sativa, Conyza sumatrensis, Cynoglossum wallichii, Delphinium cashmerianum, Euphrasia officinalis, Fragaria nubicola, Impatiens thomsonii, Morina longifolia, Nepeta erecta, Origanum vulgare, Persicaria vivipara, Poa alpina, Polygonatum verticillatum, Thalictrum cultratum, Trifolium pratense, and so forth were in abundance, hence showing comparatively more densities.
Material examined: On Agrostis gigantea Roth, with II + III stages, Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw (KPK), Mukshpuri track, at 2813 m a.s.l., 16th September, 2006.
Agrostis gigantea Roth:32380 Agrostis hyemalis (Walt.) BSP.:32906 Bromus pubescens Muhl.:32907 Andropogon gerardii Vitman:32430 Danthonia spicata (L.) Roem.
The insect is also a serious pest that feeds on creeping bentgrass, Agrostis palustris Huds., the predominant turfgrass species on golf course putting greens.