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Thinopyrum intermedium (Host) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey
Syn: Agropyron intermedium (Host) Beauvois

also: Elytrigia intermedia (Host) Nevski
Elymus hispidus (Opiz) Meldris
Agropyron glaucum (Desf. ex DC.) Roemer & Schultes

Family: Poaceae or Gramineae
Tribe: Triticeae

Wild Triga, Intermediate Wheatgrass

We have information from several sources:

FactSHEET contributed by Peggy Wagoner

Intermediate Wheatgrass as a Perennial Grain Crop.—Peggy Wagoner, and A. Schauer

Perennial Grain: A New Use for Intermediate Wheatgrass—Peggy Wagoner

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and Feed Crops of the United States.
Intermediate Wheatgrass - Agropyrum intermedium
Pubescent Wheatgrass - Agropyrum intermedium var. trichophorum
General information about Wheatgrasses Agropyron species

Around 150 species of Agropyron or Thinopyrum are known in the temperate regions of the world, about 30 in North America. The species most important in Agriculture in the United States follow:

Last update October 30, 1997