The Endemic Plants of Chile

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Agrostis arvensis Phil.

Place of Publication

Linnaea 28(6): 87 (1858)

Type citation

CHILE “In arvis prope Concepción legit Cl. Gay et in herb. Chil. sub nomine Poa no 226 reliquit” (Holotype: SGO).


  • Philippi R.A. (1858a)

    Philippi, R.A. 1858. Plantarum novarum Chilensium: centuria secunda, tertia. Linnaea 28(heft 6): 661-704, 705-752

  • Finot et al. (2017)

    Finot, V.L. , Marticorena, A. , Rodríguez, R. , Muñoz, R.G. and , 2017. Systematic Diversity of the Family Poaceae (Gramineae) in Chile, In: Grillo, O. (ed.) The Dynamical Processes of Biodiversity - case studies of evolution and spatial distribution (pp 71-108) Intech. Available from:


Biobío, Los Ríos and Los Lagos


Temperate Forests and Valdivian rainforest

Distribution and habitat

A rare species from southern Chile (only three known locations) with a distributed between 36°50′S, 73°03′W (Concepción) and 40°42′S, 71°57′W (Osorno), in the Regions of Biobío and Los Lagos, from 10 to 420 m


  • Finot et al. (2017)


Short‐lived perennial or probably annual. Flowering in January.