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Taxon: Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) Á. Löve

Genus: Pseudoroegneria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 313402
Place of publication: Taxon 29:168. 1980
Name verified on: 10-Sep-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 194 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:

  • beardless wheatgrass   (Source: Grass US [as Agropyrom inerme]) – English
  • bluebunch wheatgrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English

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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 [s.]; United States - Alaska [s.e.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan [n.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska [w.], North Dakota [w.], South Dakota [w.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

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.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [= Elymus spicatus (Pursh) Gould].
  • Dewey, D. R. 1983. New nomenclatural combinations in the North American perennial Triticeae (Gramineae). Brittonia 35:31. [= Elytrigia spicata (Pursh) D. R. Dewey].
  • Dewey, D. R. 1984. The genomic system of classification as a guide to intergeneric hybridization with the perennial Triticeae. 272 In: Gustafson, J. P., Gene manipulation in plant improvement. 272.
  • 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.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. [= Elytrigia spicata (Pursh) D. R. Dewey].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. [= Agropyrom inerme (Scribn. & J. G. Sm.) Rydb.].
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
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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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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?313402 (30 July 2014)

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