Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Poales > Family: Poaceae > Genus: Puccinellia > Species: Puccinellia distans > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Puccinellia distans subsp. distans (L.) Parl. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Puccinellia distans subsp. hauptiana (Trin. ex V.I.Krecz.) W.E.Hughes Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Puccinellia distans subsp. borealis (Holmb.) W.E.Hughes Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Puccinellia distans subsp. limosa (Schur) Jàv. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Puccinellia distans (L.) Parl.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Gewöhnlicher Salzschwaden German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Synonym Author
Atropis distans (L.) Griseb.
Glyceria distans (L.) Wahlenb.

Other resources

EoL Encyclopedia of Life
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Puccinellia distans European Network on Invasive Alien Species
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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