Agropyron repens

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Related to Agropyron repens: couch grass, Twitch grass
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Noun1.Agropyron repens - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomesAgropyron repens - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed
wheatgrass, wheat-grass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
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Swezey ii) Elymus repens ** Agropyron repens (L.) Gould (L.) P.
resinosa (Norway pine) significantly decreased germination and seedling growth of Phleum pratense (timothy), Agropyron repens (couch grass), and Epilobium angustifolium (fireweed).
The effects of competition with Agropyron repens and of nitrogen and water supply on the nitrogen content of Impatiens parviflora.
Couch grass (Agropyron repens) - The traditional use of Couch Grass is for the treatment of urinary tract, bladder, and kidney complications.
scoparium and Andropogon gerardii Vitman completely displaced three cool-season grasses [Poa pratensis L., Agropyron repens (L.) Beauv., Agrostis scabra Willd.] within three years.
Friebe et al., 1997), Agropyron repens (Schulz et al.
The original seedlot, MH-114-1085, described in the collection notes as Agropyron sp., was identified as quackgrass [Elymus repens (L.) Gould, (= Agropyron repens (L.) P.
Weeds species identified on some, but not all, of the sites included dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), quackgrass (Agropyron repens), yellow goats beard (Tragopogon pratensis), purple coneflower (Brauneria angustifolia, curled dock (Rumex crispus), prickly lettuce (Lactuca virosa) and Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense).
As reported in Tilman (1987), the high N addition treatment in these macroplots led to a doubling of plant biomass and the virtually complete dominance of the grasses Agropyron repens and Poa pratensis by the beginning of the experiment in 1989.
It is also known as quack grass, couch grass, wheat grass, quitch grass, Shelly grass, knotgrass, devil's grass, and scutch grass and if you still don't know what I'm talking about, its Latin name is Agropyron repens.