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Taxon: Leymus ambiguus (Vasey & Scribn.) D. R. Dewey

 
Genus: Leymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 314121
Place of publication: Brittonia 35:32. 1983
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Colorado wild rye  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (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. 72:769.
  2. Barkworth, M. E. & R. J. Atkins 1984. Leymus Hochst. (Gramineae: Triticeae) in North America: taxonomy and distribution Amer. J. Bot. 71:621.
  3. Culumber, C. M. et al. 2011. Genetic structure of Eurasian and North American Leymus (Triticeae) wildryes assessed by chloroplast DNA sequences and AFLP profiles Pl. Syst. Evol. 294:207-225.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:422.
  6. Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.
  7. Yen, C. et al. 2009. Synopsis of Leymus Hochst. (Triticeae: Poaceae) J. Syst. Evol. 47:76.

Check other web resources for Leymus ambiguus (Vasey & Scribn.) D. R. Dewey :

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=314121. Accessed 12 November 2018.