Lolium multiflorum Lam.

Italian ryegrass

source: Rasbak (2005), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Rasbak (2005), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Lolium multiflorum Lam.
The Plant list Lolium multiflorum Lam.
English name Italian ryegrass



Crop relationship
Ryegrass same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized in 19th century
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe S- and-Central-Europe
Asia SW-Asia
Africa N-Africa
North-America naturalized
South-America naturalized
Australia naturalized
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, August 2016
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information