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Rough Bentgrass (Agrostis scabra Willd.)

Also known as ticklegrass, hairgrass.

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Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

Closely related to and hybridizes with both the introduced A. stolonifera and the native A. exarata (of western North America).

Numerous other Agrostis species, both native and introduced, are also found across North America.

Rough Bentgrass | Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) (About This Site)

Agrostis scabra (Rough Bentgrass) | USDA PLANTS Database (About This Site)

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Agrostis scabra | CABI Invasive Species Compendium (About This Site)

Agrostis scabra | Biota of North America Project (BONAP) (About This Site)