Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Poales > Family: Poaceae > Genus: Elymus > Species: Elymus caninus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Elymus caninus x mutabilis Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Elymus caninus x alaskanus subsp. scandicus Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Elymus caninus (L.) L.

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Hunds-Quecke German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Synonym Author
Roegneria behmii Melderis
Goulardia canina (L.) Husn.
Triticum caninum L.
Agropyron biflorum (Brign.) Schult.
Roegneria canina (L.) Nevski
Roegneria doniana (F.B.White) Melderis
Triticum biflorum Brign.
Agropyron caninum (L.) P.Beauv.
Agropyron donianum F.B.White
Elytrigia canina (L.) Drobow
Brachypodium caninum (L.) Lindm.
Triticum rupestre Link

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