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Taxon: Elymus wawawaiensis J. R. Carlson & Barkworth

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 317738
Place of publication: Phytologia 83:327. 1998 ("1997")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 49 (47 active, 47 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Snake River wheatgrass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Oregon (n.e.), Washington]


    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Montana (w. (natzd.?)), Wyoming (n.-c. (natzd.?))]


  1. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae) (on-line resource). (Cat New World Grass)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Larson, S. R. et al. 2003. Amplified fragment length polymorphism in Elymus elymoides, Elymus multisetus, and other Elymus taxa Canad. J. Bot. 81:789-804.
  4. Murphy, K. M. et al. 2008. Karyotype and ideogram analysis of four wheatgrass cultivars for use in perennial wheat breeding J. Sustain. Agric. 31:137-149.
  5. Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.
  6. Zhang, H.-Q. et al. 2006. Genome constitutions of Hystrix patula, H. duthiei ssp. duthiei and H. duthiei ssp. longearistata (Poaceae: Triticeae) revealed by meiotic pairing behavior and genomic in-situ hybridization Chromosome Res. 14:595-604.

Check other web resources for Elymus wawawaiensis J. R. Carlson & Barkworth :

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=317738. Accessed 20 March 2019.