Elymus villosus - Muhl. ex Willd.
Hairy Wild Rye
Other English Common Names: Hairy Wildrye, Slender Wild-rye
Other Common Names: hairy wildrye
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Elymus villosus Muhl. ex Willd. (TSN 40714)
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.161350
Element Code: PMPOA2H0L0
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Grass Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Monocotyledoneae Cyperales Poaceae Elymus
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Elymus villosus
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G5
Global Status Last Reviewed: 07Jul2016
Global Status Last Changed: 24Apr1984
Ranking Methodology Used: Ranked by inspection
Rounded Global Status: G5 - Secure
Nation: United States
National Status: N5?
Nation: Canada
National Status: N4 (03Nov2017)

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
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United States Alabama (SNR), Arkansas (SNR), Colorado (SNR), Connecticut (SU), Delaware (S3), District of Columbia (SNR), Georgia (SNR), Illinois (S5), Indiana (SNR), Iowa (S4), Kansas (SNR), Kentucky (S5), Maryland (SNR), Massachusetts (S1), Michigan (SNR), Minnesota (SNR), Mississippi (SNR), Missouri (SNR), Nebraska (SNR), New Jersey (S4), New Mexico (SNR), New York (S5), North Carolina (S2?), North Dakota (SNR), Ohio (SNR), Oklahoma (SNR), Pennsylvania (SNR), Rhode Island (S1), South Carolina (SNR), South Dakota (SNR), Tennessee (SNR), Texas (SNR), Vermont (S1), Virginia (S5), West Virginia (S5), Wisconsin (SNR), Wyoming (S1S2)
Canada Ontario (S4), Quebec (S1)

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Range Extent Comments: Occurs from Vermont to North Dakota and northeast Wyoming, south to Texas and South Carolina.

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Global Range: Occurs from Vermont to North Dakota and northeast Wyoming, south to Texas and South Carolina.

U.S. States and Canadian Provinces

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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY
Canada ON, QC

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
MA Berkshire (25003), Essex (25009)*, Hampden (25013)*, Hampshire (25015)*, Middlesex (25017)*, Norfolk (25021)*, Suffolk (25025)*, Worcester (25027)
RI Providence (44007)
VT Addison (50001), Bennington (50003), Chittenden (50007), Orange (50017), Windham (50025), Windsor (50027)
WY Crook (56011)
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
01 Upper Connecticut-Mascoma (01080104)+, Black-Ottauquechee (01080106)+, West (01080107)+, Charles (01090001)+*, Blackstone (01090003)+, Housatonic (01100005)+
02 Hudson-Hoosic (02020003)+
04 Otter Creek (04150402)+, Lake Champlain (04150408)+
10 Upper Belle Fourche (10120201)+, Lower Belle Fourche (10120202)+, Redwater (10120203)+
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History Not yet assessed
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Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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