Calflora
Taxon  Report   7635    
Sisyrinchium elmeri  Greene
Drew goldeneyed grass,  Elmer's blue eyed grass, Elmer's golden eyed grass
Sisyrinchium elmeri
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sisyrinchium elmeri
© 2011 Steve Matson
Sisyrinchium elmeri
© 2011 Dan Shimmon
Sisyrinchium elmeri, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Sisyrinchium elmeri
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: IRIDACEAE  
Genus: Sisyrinchium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Hydastylus elmeri
ICPN: Hydastylus rivularis
More information about  Sisyrinchium elmeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SIEL3)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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