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Taxon: Elymus repens (L.) Gould

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 102069
Place of publication: Madroño 9:127. 1947
Name verified on: 09-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • couch grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • coutch   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • dog grass   (Source: Ency CNatIn ) – English   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • quack grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • quick grass   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • scutch   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • twitch grass   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • chiendent   (Source: F NAmer ) – French   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • chiendent rampant   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Agropyron repens]) – French   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • petit chiendent   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Agropyron repens]) – French   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • Ackerquecke   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Agropyron repens]) – German   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • Quecke   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Agropyron repens]) – German   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • grama canina   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Agropyron repens]) – Spanish   [Elymus repens subsp. repens]
  • kvickrot   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Animal food: forage   (fide F ChinaEng 22:430. 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wheat   (fide Wild Crop Rel Cer 2:78. 2011)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Kurile Islands, Magadan [s.], Primorye, Sakhalin
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan
    Eastern Asia: Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.]; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Africa [s.]
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile [s.]
  • naturalized in Mascarenes

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Elymus repens (L.) Gould:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?102069 (27 November 2014)

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