Taxon  Report   2929 
Elymus californicus  (Bolander) Gould
California bottle brush grass,  California bottle grass, California bottlebrush grass
Elymus californicus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Elymus californicus
© 2002 Brad Kelley
Elymus californicus
© 2002 Brad Kelley
Elymus californicus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Elymus californicus
© 2002 Brad Kelley
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Communities:
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: riparian [CNPS Inventory]
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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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Leymus californicus
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Hystrix californica
More information about  Elymus californicus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ELCA10)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 26, 2016).

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