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Taxon: Elymus wawawaiensis J. R. Carlson & Barkworth

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 317738
Place of publication: Phytologia 83:327. 1998 ("1997")
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: 47 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:

  • Snake River wheatgrass   (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)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae) (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • 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 two USDA accessions (PI 285272, PI 440921) of Elymus wawawaiensis].
  • Murphy, K. M. et al. 2008. Karyotype and ideogram analysis of four wheatgrass cultivars for use in perennial wheat breeding. J. Sustain. Agric. 31:137–149.
  • 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].
  • Zhang, H.-Q. et al. 2006. Genome constitutions of Hystrix patula, H. duthiei ssp. duthiei and H. duthiei ssp. longearistata (Poaceae: Triticeae) revealed by meiotic pairing behavior and genomic in-situ hybridization. Chromosome Res. 14:595–604. [this study included one USDA accession (PI 516188) of Elymus wawaiensis, a species with StH genome].
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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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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?317738 (22 November 2014)

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