Taxon  Report   2931 
Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey
Bottlebrush,  Bottlebrush Squirreltail, Squirrel tail grass, squirreltail

Elymus elymoides
© 2010 Keir Morse
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
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Subspecies and Varieties:
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.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Sitanion hystrix
 Information about  Elymus elymoides  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 06, 2015).

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