Phleum pratense subsp. serotinum (Jord.) Berher

Common timothy

source: Frank van Gessele, 20150625
source: Frank van Gessele, 20150625


GrinTax Phleum nodosum L. (Phleum bertolonii DC.)
The Plant list Phleum bertolonii DC.
English name Common timothy

Crop relationship
Catstail same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
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:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe not in the northern parts
Asia SW-Asia
Africa NW-Africa
North-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, August 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ltwbqe
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ltwbqe

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information