Calflora
Taxon  Report   4788    
Leymus condensatus  (J. Presl) Á. Löve  (no longer an active name)
Giant rye grass,  Giant wild rye, Giant wildrye
Leymus condensatus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Leymus condensatus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Bloom Period
Leymus condensatus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Elymus condensatus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aneurolepidium condensatum
PLANTS: Elymus condensatus
NOTE: Leymus condensatus is no longer an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Leymus condensatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LECO12)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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