Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Poaceae
Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn.
desert wheat grass
Agropyron: from the Greek agrios, meaning "wild," and pyros meaning "wheat"
cristatum: Latin for crested or comb-like
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: perennial grass

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Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. subsp. desertorum (Fisch. ex Link) A.Löve
Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. var. desertorum (Fisch. ex Link) Dorn
Agropyron desertorum (Fisch. ex Link) Schult.
Triticum desertorum Fisch. ex Link

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