Taxon  Report   11635 
Elymus cinereus  Scribn. & Merr.
Great basin wild rye
Elymus cinereus
© Mary Winter
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Elymus cinereus
© 2000 Larry Blakely
Elymus cinereus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Elymus cinereus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and wNAM.

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Elymus cinereus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Leymus cinereus
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TJM2: Leymus cinereus
More information about  Elymus cinereus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: Feb 20, 2018).

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