Taxon  Report   2940 
Elymus lanceolatus  (Scribner & G. Smith) Gould  ssp. lanceolatus 
Northern wheatgrass,  streambank wheatgrass, thick spiked wheatgrass
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus, a monocot, is a perennial herb 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
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus
© 2007 Steve Matson
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Parent Record Elymus lanceolatus.
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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
 Information about  Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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: Mar 28, 2015).

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