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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.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 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. 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. Note: lists as "sierrus"
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  4. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. Note: = Agropyron caninum var. unilaterale (Vasey) C. L. Hitchc.
  5. 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
  6. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae) (on-line resource).

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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=314105. Accessed 21 July 2019.