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:
Typification:
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: 429 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: lawn/turf ()
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • 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
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tuva]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Amur, Primorye]
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Xinjiang]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Moldova, 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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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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102774. Accessed 22 May 2018.