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Taxon: Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 102325
Place of publication: Rhodora 56:28. 1954
Name verified on: 08-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 164 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:

  • one-sided wheatgrass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Elymus trachycaulus subsp. subsecundus]
  • slender wheatgrass   (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat ) – English
  • slender wheatgrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Elymus trachycaulus subsp. trachycaulus]
  • élyme à chaumes rudes   (Source: F NAmer ) – French   [Elymus trachycaulus subsp. trachycaulus]
  • agropyre à chaumes rudes   (Source: F NAmer ) – French   [Elymus trachycaulus subsp. trachycaulus]
  • agropiro tenue   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Elymus trachycaulus subsp. trachycaulus]

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of barley   (fide Genome 34:954. 1991)
  • 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 - Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas

References:

  • Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource).
  • Aung, T. 1991. Intergeneric hybrids between Hordeum vulgare and Elymus trachycaulis resistant to Russian wheat aphid. Genome 34:954–960. [this study included one USDA accession (PI 531691)].
  • Barkworth, M. E. & D. R. Dewey. 1985. Genomically based genera in the perennial Triticeae of North America: identification and membership. Amer. J. Bot. 72:769.
  • Barkworth, M. E. et al. 1983. New generic concepts in the Triticeae of the Intermountain Region: keys and comments. Great Basin Naturalist 43:566.
  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR).
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gaudett, M. et al. 2005. Molecular variation and population structure in Elymus trachycaulus and comparison with its morphologically similar E. alaskanus. Pl. Syst. Evol. 250:81–91.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [with two subspecies].
  • Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:460.
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:300.
  • Stevens, L. et al. 2007. Microsatellite variability and heterozygote excess in Elymus trachycaulus populations from British Columbia in Canada. Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 35:725–736.
  • Sun, G. et al. 2006. Molecular diversity and relationships among Elymus trachycaulus, E. subsecundus, E. virescens, E. violaceus, and E. hyperacticus (Poaceae:Triticeae) as determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism. Genome 49:1160–1169. [this study included 17 accessions of Elymus trachycaulus, ten of which are USDA accessions (PI 276711, PI 345588, PI 372644, PI 387894, PI 387895, PI 440097-99, PI 440101, PI 598522)].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys. Pp. 77–108 in: Kole, C., ed., Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, cereals. [this review mentioned the diversity of genome constitution in Triticeae, all types found in Elymus able to cross with wheat].
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.
  • Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California. [= Agropyron trachycaulum].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [mentions as a cultivated species].
  • Yatskievych, G. & J. Turner. 1990. Catalogue of the flora of Missouri. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37.
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Images:

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  • 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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