Agropyron

Wheatgrass
Agropyron cristatum print-01.jpg
Agropyron cristatum[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Monocots
(unranked):Commelinids
Order:Poales
Family:Poaceae
Genus:Agropyron
Type species
Agropyron cristatum
Synonyms[2]

Agropyron is a genus of Eurasian plants in the grass family), native to Europe and Asia but widely naturalized in North America.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

Species in the genus are commonly referred to as wheatgrass.[9]

Species[2]
  1. Agropyron badamense - Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan
  2. Agropyron bulbosum - Iran[10]
  3. Agropyron cimmericum - Ukraine, Crimea
  4. Agropyron cristatum - Crested wheatgrass - Eurasia + North Africa from Spain + Morocco to Korea + Khabarovsk; naturalized in western + central North America (United States, Canada, northern Mexico)
  5. Agropyron dasyanthum - Ukraine
  6. Agropyron desertorum - Desert Wheatgrass - from Crimea + Caucasus to Mongolia + Siberia
  7. Agropyron deweyi - Turkey
  8. Agropyron fragile - Siberian wheatgrass - from Caucasus to Mongolia; naturalized in scattered locales in western United States + Canada
  9. Agropyron michnoi - Buryatiya, Zabaykalsky Krai, Mongolia, Inner Mongolia
  10. Agropyron mongolicum - Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang
  11. Agropyron × pilosiglume - European Russia
  12. Agropyron tanaiticum - Ukraine, European Russia
  13. Agropyron thomsonii - Western Himalayas
formerly included[2]

species now considered better suited in other genera: Crithopsis Elymus Kengyilia Leymus Thinopyrum Vulpia etc.

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