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Record 1 2016-03-04


Subject field(s)
  • Botany
  • Weed Science
Universal entry(ies)

Agropyron repens, family Gramineae, a perennial grass, widespread in the northeastern and central states, U.S., it has become established on farm fields and is generally regarded as a pernicious weed. Spreading mainly by rootstocks or underground stems, it is difficult to eradicate. However, it has some value as a forage and hay plant and as a cover plant to prevent soil erosion. Native to Eurasia.


Native to Europe couch grass is also a medicinal plant. The medicinal part is the rootstock.

Key term(s)
  • couchgrass


  • Botanique
  • Mauvaises herbes
Entrée(s) universelle(s)

Graminée vivace adventice des cultures, que l'on rencontre également dans de nombreux endroits incultes.


Originaire d'Eurasie, le chiendent est aussi une plante médicinale très anciennement connue pour ses propriétés diurétiques et dépuratives. La partie utilisée est le rhizome.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Botánica
  • Malas hierbas
Entrada(s) universal(es)

Hierba cespitosa con gran poder de colonización de suelos, gracias a sus rizomas subterráneos, extraordinariamente resistentes a condiciones ambientales adversas, incluso despedazado y desenterrado.


En algunos casos, se considera como una mala hierba, sobre todo en suelos cultivados.

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