Taxon  Report   11647 
Elymus spicatus  (Pursh) Gould
Blue bunch wheat grass
Elymus spicatus
© 2005 Stephen Dowlan
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Elymus spicatus
© 2011 Steve Matson
Elymus spicatus
© 2002 Gary A. Monroe
Elymus spicatus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Elymus spicatus
© 2005 Stephen Dowlan
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Agropyron saxicola
TJM2: Agropyron spicatum
TJM2: Pseudelymus saxicola
TJM2: Pseudoroegneria spicata
More information about  Elymus spicatus
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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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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