Taxon  Report   2928 
Elymus arizonicus  (Scribn. & J. G. Sm.) Gould
Arizona ryegrass,  Arizona wheatgrass
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Elymus arizonicus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Agropyron arizonicum
PLANTS: Agropyron spicatum var. arizonicum
PLANTS: Elytrigia arizonica
PLANTS: Pseudoroegneria arizonica
More information about  Elymus arizonicus
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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: May 23, 2018).

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