Taxon  Report   11632 
Elymus ×gouldii  J.P. Sm. & Columbus
Many flowered wild rye
Elymus Xgouldii
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
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Elymus Xgouldii
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Elymus ×gouldii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Elymus Xgouldii
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Leymus ×multiflorus
More information about  Elymus ×gouldii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Elymus:  from the Greek name elymos for "millet," in turn from elyo, "to cover" (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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