Panarctic Flora


340108 Elymus caninus (L.) L.


Northern Iceland: Rare
Northern Fennoscandia: Rare
Shrub Tundra: Rare
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Frequent

2n= 28 (4x). - Europe, Siberia. - Numerous reports.

Geography: European - Asian (W): ICE NOR RUS.

Notes: Salomon (2005) described the Icelandic population as deviating and as a new species: Elymus alopex. We are not convinced that it deserves specific rank and enter it in the synonymy.

Higher Taxa