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Taxon: Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn.

 
Genus: Agropyron
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 102774
Place of publication: Novi Comment. Acad. Sci. Imp. Petrop. 14(1):540. 1770
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 614 (429 active, 410 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; forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf; lawn/turf

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye, Amur]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Moldova, Russian Federation, [Kalmykia, Astrakhan, Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan

    Northern America
    • Canada (w.), United States (c. & w.)

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


    Naturalized



    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic


References:

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  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. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
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  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Agropyron+cristatum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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  14. Jiang, J. et al. 1994. Recent advances in alien gene transfer in wheat. Euphytica 73:199-212. Note: this review recognized both diploid and tetraploid Agropyron cristatum as part of the tertiary gene pool of wheat
  15. Kharkevich, S. S., ed. 1985. Vascular plants of the Russian Far East. Note: also cited as "Vascular plants of the Soviet Far East", and "Sosud. Rast. Sovet. Dal'nego Vostoka"
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  17. Li, L. H. & Y. S. Dong. 1991. Hybridization between Triticum aestivum L. and Agropyron michnoi Roshev.. Theor. Appl. Genet. 81:312-316. Note: mentions hybrids between hexaploid Triticum aestivum and Agropyron cristatum by embryo rescue
  18. Limin, A. E. & D. B. Fowler. 1990. An interspecific hybrid and amphidiploid produced from Triticum aestivum crosses with Agropyron cristatum and Agropyron desertorum. Genome 33:581-584. Note: this study used diploid plants of Agropyron cristatum as pollen donors; hybrids were obtained by embryo rescue
  19. Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:431.
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  26. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:236. Note: lists as Agropyron cristatum (L.) P. Beauv.
  27. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:23.
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  34. Wu, J. et al. 2006. The introgression of chromosome 6P specifying for increased numbers of florets and kernels from Agropyron cristatum into wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 114:13-20.

Check other web resources for Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. :

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?id=102774. Accessed 21 September 2019.