Taxon: Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn.

 
Genus: Agropyron
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Triticeae
Nomen number: 102774
Place of publication: Novi Comment. Acad. Sci. Imp. Petrop. 14(1):540. 1770
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 615 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (fide Intermt F)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wheat (based on hybrid formation with Triticum aestivum by embryo rescue fide Theor Appl Genet 81:315. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Gansu, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Qinghai, - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, - Primorye
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, - Buryatia, - Chita, - Gorno-Altay, - Irkutsk, - Kemerovo, - Krasnoyarsk, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Tuva
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Hungary; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain

  • Naturalized:

    • :
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; United States
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile
    • Western South America: Peru

References:

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  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
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  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image