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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.
Accessions: 208 (206 active, 137 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

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 California (Norte)]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (e.)


References:

  1. 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
  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. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = Sitanion hystrix (Nutt.) J. G. Sm.
  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
  7. Englert, J. M. et al. 2001. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  10. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. Note: = Sitanion hystrix (Nutt.) J. G. Sm.
  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. Note: = Elymus sitanion Schult.
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  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 relatives: genomic and breeding resources, cereals 77-108. Note: this review mentioned the diversity of genome constitution in Triticeae, all types found in Elymus able to cross with wheat
  16. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.

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


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?id=102289. Accessed 19 July 2019.