Taxon  Report   10068 
Leymus simplex  (Scribn. & T. A. Williams) D. R. Dewey
Alkali wildrye
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Leymus simplex, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Leymus
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Elymus simplex var. luxurians
PLANTS: Elymus simplex
PLANTS: Elymus triticoides ssp. simplex
PLANTS: Elymus triticoides var. simplex
PLANTS: Leymus simplex var. luxurians
More information about  Leymus simplex
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2018).

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