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Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. trachycaulus
Slender wheatgrass



General Information
Symbol: ELTRT
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: CAN   N
SPM   N
L48   N
AK   N
Characteristics
Data Source and Documentation
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Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:

USA (AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (AB, BC, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, NT, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT), DEN (GL), FRA (SPM)

Images

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
AGTE6 Agropyron teslinense A.E. Porsild & Senn
AGPAN4 Agropyron pauciflorum (Schwein.) Hitchc. ex Silveus ssp. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Melderis
AGTR Agropyron trachycaulum (Link) Malte ex H.F. Lewis
AGTE4 Agropyron tenerum Vasey
AGPAN5 Agropyron pauciflorum (Schwein.) Hitchc. ex Silveus var. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde
AGCAA Agropyron caninum (L.) P. Beauv. var. andinum (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) C.L. Hitchc.
ELTRN Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Tzvelev
AGCAM2 Agropyron caninum (L.) P. Beauv. var. mitchellii S.L. Welsh
ELDOV Elymus donianus (F.B. White) Á. Löve & D. Löve ssp. virescens (Lange) Á. Löve & D. Löve
AGBR2 Agropyron brevifolium Scribn.
AGSUA Agropyron subsecundum (Link) Hitchc. var. andinum (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Hitchc.
ELTRA3 Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners var. andinus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Dorn
ROPA7 Roegneria pauciflora (Schwein.) Hyl.
ELTRA2 Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. andinus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
ELTRM3 Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners var. majus (Vasey) Beetle
ROTR4 Roegneria trachycaula (Link) Nevski
ELPA12 Elymus pauciflorus (Schwein.) Gould, non Lam.
ELTRT2 Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. teslinensis (A.E. Porsild & Senn) Á. Löve
AGTRN Agropyron trachycaulum (Link) Malte ex H.F. Lewis var. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Fernald
AGCAH Agropyron caninum (L.) P. Beauv. var. hornemannii (W.D.J. Koch) Pease & A.H. Moore
AGPA15 Agropyron pauciflorum (Schwein.) Hitchc. ex Silveus
AGPAM Agropyron pauciflorum (Schwein.) Hitchc. ex Silveus ssp. majus (Vasey) Melderis
AGTRM Agropyron trachycaulum (Link) Malte ex H.F. Lewis var. majus (Vasey) Fernald
AGCAM Agropyron caninum (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. majus (Vasey) C.L. Hitchc.
AGVIA2 Agropyron violaceum (Hornem.) Lange var. andinum Scribn. & J.G. Sm.
AGVIA3 Agropyron violaceum (Hornem.) Lange ssp. andinum (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Melderis
AGPAT Agropyron pauciflorum (Schwein.) Hitchc. ex Silveus ssp. teslinense (A.E. Porsild & Senn) Melderis
TRTR10 Triticum trachycaulum Link

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae – Grass family
Genus Elymus L. – wildrye
Species Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners – slender wheatgrass
Subspecies Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. trachycaulus – slender wheatgrass

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Maryland
Agropyron trachycaulum
rough-stemmed wheatgrass
Endangered, Extirpated
New Jersey
slender wheatgrass
Endangered
Ohio
bearded wheat grass
Threatened

Wildlife

Food

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Cover

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Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover