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Thinopyrum ponticum
Eurasian quack grass

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations in the southern portion of Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the central portion of North America.

Habitat: Disturbed areas including roadsides, wastelots, and agricultural fields.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Introduced

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Thinopyrum ponticum (Podp.) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Agropyron varnense (Velen.) Hayek
Elymus elongatus (Host) Runemark var. ponticus (Podp.) Dorn
Elymus varnensis (Velen.) Runemark
Elytrigia pontica (Podp.) Holub
Thinopyrum ponticum (Podp.) Z.-W. Liu & R.R.-C. Wang
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Thinopyrum ponticum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Thinopyrum ponticum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Thinopyrum ponticum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Thinopyrum ponticum photos.

USDA Plants: Thinopyrum ponticum information.

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