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Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Spermatophyta > Class: Monocotyledones > Order: Poales > Family: Poaceae > Genus: Hierochloe > Species: Hierochloe odorata > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Hierochloe odorata ssp. baltica G.Weim. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Hierochloe odorata ssp. odorata (L.) P.Beauv. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Hierochloe odorata ssp. odorata var. aristata Fiori Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Hierochloe odorata (L.) P. Beauv.

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Hierochloe borealis (Schrad.) Roem. & Schult.
Hierochloe odorata (L.) P.Beauv.

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