Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A.Löve image
Photographer: Keir Morse           

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Keir Morse

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Poaceae
Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A.Löve
thick-spike wheat grass
Pascopyrum: Latin pasco for "pasture" and Greek pyros for "grain"
smithii: for Charles Eastwick Smith for Schoenoplectus and Melica or Jared Gage Smith for Elytrigia
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: perennial grass

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Agropyron molle (Scribn. & J.G.Sm.) Rydb.
Agropyron smithii Rydb.
Agropyron smithii Rydb. var. molle (Scribn. & J.G.Sm.) M.E.Jones
Agropyron smithii Rydb. var. palmeri (Scribn. & J.G.Sm.) A.Heller
Elymus smithii (Rydb.) Gould
Elytrigia smithii (Rydb.) Nevski
Elytrigia smithii (Rydb.) Nevski var. molle (Scribn. & J.G.Sm.) Beetle

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