Taxon  Report   2940 
Elymus lanceolatus  (Scribner & G. Smith) Gould  ssp. lanceolatus 
Northern wheatgrass,  streambank wheatgrass, thick spiked wheatgrass

Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus
© 2007 Steve Matson
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus, 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 lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus
© 2008 Sean B. Smith
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Parent Record Elymus lanceolatus.
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Agropyron dasystachyum var. riparium
PLANTS: Elytrigia ripara
PLANTS: Elytrigia dasystachya
PLANTS: Elymus subvillosus
PLANTS: Elymus lanceolatus var. riparius
PLANTS: Agropyron riparum
PLANTS: Agropyron lanceolatum
PLANTS: Agropyron elmeri
PLANTS: Agropyron dasystachyum var. riparum
PLANTS: Elytrigia riparia
TJM2 + PLANTS: Agropyron riparium
TJM2: Elymus lanceolatus ssp. riparius
TJM2 + PLANTS: Agropyron dasystachyum
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Location Suitability

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


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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 10, 2015).

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