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Taxon: Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey

 
Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 102289
Place of publication: Nebraska fl. pl. 15. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 196 (194 active, 146 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • bottlebrush squirreltail  (Source: Grass VarUSA) - English
  • squirreltail  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: revegetator; wildlife habitat (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001); wildlife habitat (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.w.), Alberta (s.), British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas (w.), Nebraska (w.), North Dakota (w.), Oklahoma (w.), South Dakota (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (e.)


References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  2. 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.
  3. Barkworth, M. E. et al. 1983. New generic concepts in the Triticeae of the Intermountain Region: keys and comments Great Basin Naturalist 43:562.
  4. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  5. Dewey, D. R. 1983. Historical and current taxonomic perspectives of Agropyron, Elymus and related genera Crop Sci. (Madison) 23:639.
  6. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  7. Englert, J. M. et al. 2001. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  10. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  11. 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.
  12. Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae Feddes Repert. 95:465.
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  14. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:287.
  15. Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.
  16. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102289. Accessed 19 December 2018.