Leymus Hochst.

First published in Flora 31: 118 (1848)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Subarctic & Temp. Northern Hemisphere to N. Mexico, S. South America.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, Chile Central, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Tadzhikistan, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yukon

Introduced into:

Austria, Baltic States, Chatham Is., Chile South, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Falkland Is., Hawaii, Indiana, New York, New Zealand South, Tasmania, Victoria

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0