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Taxon: Elymus sierrae Gould

 
Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 314105
Place of publication: Madroño 9:125. 1947 "sierrus"
Link to protologue:
Comment: although given an adjectival ending by Gould, the word "sierra" is a noun
Name Verified on: 26-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Sierra wheatgrass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Nevada (n.w.)]


References:

  1. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae) (on-line resource). (Cat New World Grass)
  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. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  5. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  6. Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.

Check other web resources for Elymus sierrae Gould :


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=314105. Accessed 14 November 2018.