Taxon  Report   12145 
Elymus mollis  Trin.
American dune grass
Elymus mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
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Elymus mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Elymus mollis
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Elymus mollis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Elymus mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Leymus mollis ssp. mollis
More information about  Elymus mollis
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 19, 2018).

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