Taxon  Report   11648 
Elymus triticoides  Buckley
Beardless wild rye
Elymus triticoides
© 2006 Laura Ann Eliassen
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Elymus triticoides
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Elymus triticoides
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Elymus triticoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Elymus triticoides
© 2005 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Leymus triticoides
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ICPN: Leymus triticoides
More information about  Elymus triticoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Aug 15, 2018).

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