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Taxon: Elymus lanceolatus (Scribn. & J. G. Sm.) Gould

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 314093
Place of publication: Madroño 10:94. 1949
Comment: non Elymus dasystachys Trin. (1829)
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: 30 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:

  • northern wheatgrass   (Source: Food Feed Crops US ) – English   [Elymus lanceolatus subsp. lanceolatus]
  • streambank wheatgrass   (Source: Food Feed Crops US [as E. lanceolatus subsp. lanceolatus]) – English   [Elymus lanceolatus subsp. riparius]
  • streamside wheatgrass   (Source: L New Mex ) – English
  • thick-spike wheatgrass   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • thick-spike wheatgrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Elymus lanceolatus subsp. lanceolatus]

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 - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

References:

  • Allred, Kelly W. 2008. Flora Neomexicana I: The vascular plants of New Mexico, an annotated checklist to the names of vascular plants with synonymy and bibliography.
  • Barkworth, M. E. & D. R. Dewey. 1985. Genomically based genera in the perennial Triticeae of North America: identification and membership. Amer. J. Bot. 72:768.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [= Agropyron dasystachyum].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 5:2542.
  • 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. [= Agropyron dasystachyum].
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. [= Agropyron dasystachyum (Hook.) Scribner].
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [with three subspecies].
  • Larson, S. R. et al. 2003. Amplified fragment length polymorphism in Elymus elymoides, Elymus multisetus, and other Elymus taxa. Canad. J. Bot. 81:789–804. [this study included three USDA accessions (PI 387883, PI 387886, PI 531623)].
  • Mason-Gamer, R. J. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis of North American Elymus and the monogenomic Triticeae (Poaceae) using three chloroplast DNA data sets. Genome 45:991–1002. [this study included one USDA accession (PI 531623)].
  • Okito, P. et al. 2009. A Y genome specific STS marker in Pseudoroegneria and Elymus species (Triticeae: Gramineae). Genome 52:391–400. [this study include one USDA accession (PI 469235); Elymus lanceolatus was recognized as a tetraploid with StH genome].
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:292. [with two subspecies].
  • 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 found in Elymus able to cross with wheat].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Elymus lanceolatus (Scribn. & J. G. Sm.) Gould:


Images:

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