Apera spica-venti (L.) P. Beauv.
Common Name: APERA
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Grass

Apera spica-venti spikelets B. S. Walters spikelets

Agricultural fields, introduced in North America from Europe. First collected in Ingham Co. in 1886 but still uncommon in Michigan though a serious weed elsewhere; see Rabeler & Crowder (1985).


Huron County
Ingham County
Kent County
Sanilac County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. August 15, 2022. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2010.