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Taxon: Leymus innovatus (Beal) Pilg.

Genus: Leymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 102172
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 74:6. 1947
Name verified on: 02-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 12 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.


Common names:

  • boreal wild rye   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • downy-ryegrass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wheat   (fide Wild Crop Rel Cer 2:78. 2011)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory [w.], Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [n.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - South Dakota [w.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Montana [w.], Wyoming [n.e.]

References:

  • Barkworth, M. E. & R. J. Atkins. 1984. Leymus Hochst. (Gramineae: Triticeae) in North America: taxonomy and distribution. Amer. J. Bot. 71:622.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:483.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys. 77–108 In: Kole, C., ed., Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, cereals. 77–108. [this review mentioned the diversity of genome constitution in Triticeae, all types (NsXm) found in Leymus able to cross with wheat].
  • Yen, C. et al. 2009. Synopsis of Leymus Hochst. (Triticeae: Poaceae). J. Syst. Evol. 47:78.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Leymus innovatus (Beal) Pilg.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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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?102172 (21 August 2014)

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