Taxon  Report   2936 
Elymus glaucus  Buckley
blue wildrye

Elymus glaucus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Elymus glaucus
© 2006 Laura Ann Eliassen
Elymus glaucus
© 2005 Brianna M. Richardson
Elymus glaucus, 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 glaucus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (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
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Location Suitability

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


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

California's Coastal Prairies:  Grasses. Sonoma State University

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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 13, 2015).

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