Taxon: Leymus cinereus (Scribn. & Merr.) A. Love

 
Genus: Leymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Triticeae
Nomen number: 102177
Place of publication: Taxon 29:168. 1980
Name Verified on: 02-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 285 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: wildlife habitat (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass VarUSA; NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wheat (fide Wild Crop Rel Cer 2:78. 2011)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska
    • 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
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Saskatchewan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • Barkworth, M. E. & R. J. Atkins 1984. Leymus Hochst. (Gramineae: Triticeae) in North America: taxonomy and distribution Amer. J. Bot. 71:619.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hanson, A. A. Grass varieties in the United States. 1972 (AH 170)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae Feddes Repert. 95:483.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:423.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)
  • Yen, C. et al. 2009. Synopsis of Leymus Hochst. (Triticeae: Poaceae) J. Syst. Evol. 47:77.
  • Yen, C. et al. 2009. Synopsis of Leymus Hochst. (Triticeae: Poaceae) J. Syst. Evol. 47:77.

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