Taxon profile


Russian Wheatgrass
Elymus farctus (Viv.) Runemark ex Melderis

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Elymus - wildrye

Scientific synonyms

Triticum farctum Viviani p.p.
Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus (Simonet & Guin.) Melderis
Elytrigia juncea subsp. boreoatlantica (Simonet & Guin.) Hyl.
Triticum junceum L. p.p.
Elytrigia juncea (L.) Nevski
Agropyron junceum (L.) Beauv. p.p.
Thinopyrum junceum (L.) A. Löve p.p.
Thinopyrum junceiforme (A. & D. Löve) A. Löve
Elymus multinodus Gould
Elytrigia sartorii (Boiss. & Heldr.) H. Scholz

Other names

= Sand Couch
= Sea Wheatgrass

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Elymus farctus subsp. bessarabicus (Savul. & Rayss) Melderis

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Elytrigia juncea (L.) Nevski]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Elytrigia juncea]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009

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