Taxon  Report   11641 
Elymus mollis  Trin.  ssp. mollis 
American dune grass, sea lyme grass
Elymus mollis ssp. mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
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Elymus mollis ssp. mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Elymus mollis ssp. mollis
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Elymus mollis ssp. mollis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Elymus mollis ssp. mollis
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Parent Record Elymus mollis
Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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TJM2: Leymus mollis
TJM2: Leymus mollis ssp. mollis
More information about  Elymus mollis ssp. mollis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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