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Elymus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40677

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hystrix Moench
 
    Agrositanion Bowden
 
    Elysitanion Bowden
 
    Roegneria K. Koch
 
    Sitanion Raf.
 
    Elytrigia Desv.
 
    Anthosachne Steud.
 
    Asperella Humb.
 
    Asprella Willd.
 
    Braconotia Godr.
 
    Campeiostachys Drobow
 
    Chretomeris Nutt. ex J.G. Sm.
 
    Clinelymus (Griseb.) Nevski
 
    Crithopyrum Steud.
 
    Cryptopyrum Heynh.
 
    Goulardia Husn.
 
    Gymnostichum Schreb.
 
    Polyantherix Nees
 
    Semeiostachys Drobow
 
    Sitospelos Adans.
 
    Stenostachys Turcz.
 
    Terrellia Lunell
 
    X Elymotrigia Hyl.
 
    X Elysitanion Bowden
 
    X Terrelymus B.R. Baum
 
  Common Name(s): wildrye
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusElymus L. – wildrye  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Elymus alaskanus (Scribn. & Merr.) Á. Löve – Alaskan wheatgrass 
                                  Species Elymus albicans (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Á. Löve – Montana wheatgrass 
                                  Species Elymus angulatus J. Presl  
                                  Species Elymus arizonicus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Gould – Arizona wheatgrass, Arizona wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus bakeri (E.E. Nelson) Á. Löve – Baker's wheatgrass 
                                  Species Elymus canadensis L. – Canada wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus caninus (L.) L. – bearded wheatgrass, bearded wild rye 
                                  Species Elymus X cayouetteorum (Boivin) Barkworth  
                                  Species Elymus churchii J.J.N. Campb.  
                                  Species Elymus ciliaris (Trin.) Tzvelev – wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus cordilleranus Davidse & R.W. Pohl  
                                  Species Elymus curvatus Piper  
                                  Species Elymus dahuricus Turcz. ex Griseb. – wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus diversiglumis Scribn. & C.R. Ball – diverseglume wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus X dorei (Bowden) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey – Dore's wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus X ebingeri G.C. Tucker  
                                  Species Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey – bottlebrush squirreltail, western bottle-brush grass, squirreltail 
                                  Species Elymus glabriflorus (Vasey ex L.H. Dewey) Scribn. & C.R. Ball  
                                  Species Elymus glaucus Buckley – blue wildrye, blue wild rye 
                                  Species Elymus gmelinii (Ledeb.) Tzvel. – wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus X hansenii Scribn. – Hansen's wildrye, Hansen squirreltail 
                                  Species Elymus hirsutus J. Presl – northern ryegrass 
                                  Species Elymus hystrix L. – eastern bottlebrush grass, eastern bottle-brush grass 
                                  Species Elymus interruptus Buckley – Texas wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus lanceolatus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Gould – streambank wheatgrass, streamside wild rye 
                                  Species Elymus macgregorii R.E. Brooks & J.J.N. Campb.  
                                  Species Elymus macrourus (Turcz.) Tzvelev – thickspike wheatgrass 
                                  Species Elymus magellanicus (E. Desv.) Á. Löve  
                                  Species Elymus X maltei Bowden – malt wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus mendocinus (Parodi) Á. Löve  
                                  Species Elymus X mossii (Lepage) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey – Moss' wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus multisetus (J.G. Sm.) Burtt Davy  
                                  Species Elymus X palmerensis (Lepage) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey – Palmer's wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus patagonicus Speg.  
                                  Species Elymus pendulinus (Nevski) Tzvelev – wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus pilosus (J. Presl) Á. Löve  
                                  Species Elymus X pinalenoensis (Pyrah) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey  
                                  Species Elymus pringlei Scribn. & Merr.  
                                  Species Elymus X pseudorepens (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey – false quackgrass, creeping wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus repens (L.) Gould – quackgrass 
                                  Species Elymus riparius Wiegand – river wild-rye, élyme des rivages, riverbank wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus X saundersii Vasey – Saunders' wheatgrass, Saunder wildrye, Saunder's wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus scabrifolius (Döll) J.H. Hunz.  
                                  Species Elymus scabriglumis (Hack.) Á. Löve  
                                  Species Elymus scribneri (Vasey) M.E. Jones – spreading wheatgrass, Scribner's wild rye, Scribner's wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus semicostatus (Nees ex Steud.) Melderis  
                                  Species Elymus sibiricus L. – Siberian wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus sierrae Gould – Sierra wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus stebbinsii Gould – Parish wheatgrass 
                                  Species Elymus svensonii G.L. Church – Svenson's wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus texensis J.J.N. Campb.  
                                  Species Elymus tilcarensis (J.H. Hunz.) Á. Löve  
                                  Species Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners – slender wheatgrass, slender wild rye 
                                  Species Elymus villosus Muhl. ex Willd. – slender wild-rye, élyme velu, hairy wildrye, hairy wild rye 
                                  Species Elymus violaceus (Hornem.) Feilberg  
                                  Species Elymus virginicus L. – Virginia wild rye, Virginia wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus wawawaiensis J.R. Carlson & Barkworth  
                                  Species Elymus wiegandii Fernald – Wiegand's wildrye 
                                  Species Elymus X yukonensis (Scribn. & Merr.) Á. Löve – Yukon wheatgrass 
       

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Elymus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Elymus   
       
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Elymus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Elymus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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