Generic article

Alopecurus bulbosus Gouan

Bulbous foxtail

source: E.J. Lowe (1858), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (public domain)
source: E.J. Lowe (1858), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (public domain)


GrinTax Alopecurus bulbosus Gouan
The Plant list Alopecurus bulbosus Gouan
English name Bulbous foxtail

Crop relationship
Foxtail grass same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 very strongly decreasing (75-100%)
Presence rare
Status Red List: endangered
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • Ameland (SBB [a])
  • Gooijumerpolder (NM [p])
  • Hegewiersterfjild (NM [p])


  • Willemstad (SBB [p])


  • Abtskolk en Hazepolder (SBB [p])
  • Harger- en Pettemerpolder (NM [a])
  • Lage Land van Texel (NM [a])


  • Schouwen-Duiveland (SBB [a])
  • Voornes Duin (NM [p])
  • Zuid-Beveland (SBB [a])
  • Zuidkust van Schouwen (NM [p])


  • Annabos (NM [a])
  • Merrevliet (NM [p])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Europe coastal areas of W-Mediterranean region and W-Europe
Asia -
Africa -
Noth-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 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.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.qpoeep
Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.qpoeep

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information