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Taxon: Leymus arenarius (L.) Hochst.

 
Genus: Leymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 102161
Place of publication: Flora 31:118. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 78 (55 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental: erosion control; erosion control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part [European part (n.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (n.w.)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. 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). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/related/Leymus_arenarius/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. CRC Press. Note: Revised version of AH 170
  4. Barkworth, M. E. & R. J. Atkins. 1984. Leymus Hochst. (Gramineae: Triticeae) in North America: taxonomy and distribution. Amer. J. Bot. 71:614.
  5. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  6. Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  7. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Greipsson, S. & A. J. Davy. 1994. Leymus arenarius. Characteristics and uses of a dune-building grass. Búvísindi 8:41-50.
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Elymus arenarius
  15. Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:478.
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:422.
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  19. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  20. Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, cereals 77-108. Note: this review mentioned the diversity of genome constitution in Triticeae, all types (NsXm) found in Leymus able to cross with wheat
  21. Yen, C. et al. 2009. Synopsis of Leymus Hochst. (Triticeae: Poaceae). J. Syst. Evol. 47:73.

Check other web resources for Leymus arenarius (L.) Hochst. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?102161. Accessed 22 October 2019.