Taxon  Report   11637    
Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey  var. brevifolius  (J. G. Sm.) Dorn
Squirrel tail grass
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Elymus elymoides var. brevifolius, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Parent: Elymus elymoides
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Elymus elymoides ssp. brevifolius

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Elymus elymoides ssp. brevifolius
ICPN: Sitanion longifolium
More information about  Elymus elymoides var. brevifolius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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: Nov 12, 2018).

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