Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus

From Hortipedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Hortipedia Commons %LABEL_PRINTING QR Code

Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus (Simonet & Guin.) Melderis

Poaceae

Life form: grass
Usage: economic plant

Exposure: sun   5

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam - Soil: sandy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: spike

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Poanae
Ordo:
Poales

Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus is a grass.

Naming

Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus was already described and the name validly published by Marc Simonet and Marcel Guinochet. It was Aleksandre Melderis, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus is a subspecies in the genus Elymus which contains approximately 235 to 310 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 20 to 60 centimetres.

Leaves

Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are linear, entire and have parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus are arranged in spikes.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus is native to western Europe and Germany and is naturalized in North America.

Cultivation

The grasses prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy or sandy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -29°C (USDA zone 5).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

Non-commercial Links

es:Elymus farctus subsp. boreali-atlanticus

This might also interest you

Commercial Links