Taxon  Report   2939 
Elymus glaucus  Buckley  ssp. virescens  (Piper) Gould
Blue wildrye,  Virginia wildrye
Elymus glaucus ssp. virescens
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Elymus glaucus ssp. virescens
© 2007 Steve Matson
Elymus glaucus ssp. virescens
© 2007 Steve Matson
Elymus glaucus ssp. virescens, 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 glaucus ssp. virescens
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Parent Record Elymus glaucus
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Elymus glaucus var. virescens
PLANTS: Elymus virescens
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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