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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Triticeae — various forms of rye and related cereals.


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  • Stipa pulchra was particularly important, although Stipa cerua, Elymus spp.,

    California Central Valley grasslands

  • Graminoids include the sedges Kobresia capifolia, K. humilis, and Carex spp. and the grasses Elymus nutans, Festuca ovina, F. rubra, Ptilogrostis coccinna, Poa spp.,

    Qilian Mountains subalpine meadows

  • Characteristic sandy seashore plants are sea sandwort Honckenya peploides and lyme-grass Elymus mollis.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • Such species as Agropyron spicatum, Festuca idahoensis, and Elymus condensatus, and the associated species Poa scabrella, Koeleria cristata, Elymus sitanion, Stipa comata, and Agropyron smithii originally dominated the Palouse prairie grassland.

    Palouse grasslands

  • A "vetiver for the cool zones" might be found among the wheatgrasses (Agropyron and Elymus spp.).

    Chapter 11

  • Aegilops, Agropyron, Elymus, etc., came upon the pamphlet entitled "The Triticale Manifesto."

    Chapter 12

  • Incomplete amphiploids with 42 chromosomes - comprising the wheat genomes A and B and one of the two genomes. of Elymus-have been found.

    8 Research Needs

  • Next, but at a long distance came Salius, and after him Euryalus, followed by Elymus, with Diores close by his side.

    Story of Aeneas

  • Next the shore were found close beds of Elymus, alternating with carpets of _Halianthus peploides_, and further up a poor, even, gravelly soil, covered with water in spring, on which grew only a slate-like lichen, _Gyrophora proboscidea_, and a few flowering plants, of which _Armeria sibirica_ was the most common.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

  • The bones are therefore found in greatest number at those places where the sand of the dune has been recently carried away by the spring floods or by the furious winds which prevail here, and which easily gain the ascendency over the dry sand, bound together only by widely scattered Elymus-stalks.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II


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