Taxon  Report   2935 
Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey  ssp. hordeoides  (Suksd.) Barkworth
Barley squirreltail
Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides
© 2007 Steve Matson
Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides
© 2007 Steve Matson
Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides
© 2007 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Parent Record Elymus elymoides
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Elymus elymoides var. hordeoides
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PLANTS: Elymus hordeoides
PLANTS: Sitanion hordeoides
PLANTS: Sitanion hystrix var. hordeoides
More information about  Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides
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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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