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Taxon: Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners subsp. trachycaulus

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 313183
Name verified on: 08-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 6 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.


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Common names:

  • slender wheatgrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • élyme à chaumes rudes   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • agropyre à chaumes rudes   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • agropiro tenue   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian

Economic importance:

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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, Yukon Territory; 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 - 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:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • 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.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hanson, A. A. 1972. Grass varieties in the United States. [= Agropyron trachycaulum].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:302.
  • 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 two USDA accessions (PI 564994-95)].
  • 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. 1993. A Utah flora.

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners subsp. trachycaulus:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

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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?313183 (22 December 2014)

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