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Taxon: Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners subsp. subsecundus (Link) Á. Löve & D. Löve

 
Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 315451
Place of publication: Bot. Not. 128:502. 1975
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 39 (34 active, 28 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • one-sided wheatgrass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (as Agropyron subsecundum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maryland]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


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. et al. 1983. New generic concepts in the Triticeae of the Intermountain Region: keys and comments. Great Basin Naturalist 43:566.
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = Agropyron trachycaulum var. unilaterale (Cassidy) Malte
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:461.
  8. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Agropyron trachycaulum var. unilaterale
  9. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:301.
  10. Sun, G. et al. 2006. Molecular diversity and relationships among Elymus trachycaulus, E. subsecundus, E. virescens, E. violaceus, and E. hyperacticus (Poaceae:Triticeae) as determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism. Genome 49:1160-1169. Note: this study included five USDA accessions (PI 232147, PI 232150-51, PI 236685, PI 537321) of Elymus subsecundus
  11. 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

Check other web resources for Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners subsp. subsecundus (Link) Á. Löve & D. Löve :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=315451. Accessed 12 December 2019.