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Agrostis trisetoides Steud.

Place of Publication

Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 172 (1853-54)

Type citation

"Hrbr. Lechler 724, Arigue [Arique, Valdivia], Chile.”



  • Steudel (1853-54)

    Steudel, E.G. 1853-54. Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum 1:

  • 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:


Coquimbo, Maule, Biobío, Araucanía, Los Ríos and Ñuble

Distribution and habitat

This grass species has a very broad distribution from Region Coquimbo to Region Ñuble, 25–300 above sea level where it is found growing in sandy and humid soils. Sometimes in seasonal wetlands. (Finot, 2017)


Flowering, October to January.