Taxon  Report   2931 
Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey
Bottlebrush squirreltail,  Squirrel tail grass, Squirreltail
Elymus elymoides
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Elymus elymoides
© 2008 Keir Morse
Elymus elymoides
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Elymus elymoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Elymus elymoides
© 2010 Keir Morse
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Sitanion hystrix
More information about  Elymus elymoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELEL5)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: Feb 09, 2016).

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