Calflora
Taxon  Report   2939    
Elymus glaucus  Buckley  ssp. virescens  (Piper) Gould
Blue wildrye,  Virginia wildrye
Elymus glaucus ssp. virescens
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Elymus glaucus ssp. virescens
© 2007 Steve Matson
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Elymus glaucus var. virescens
PLANTS: Elymus virescens
More information about  Elymus glaucus ssp. virescens
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 (ELGLV)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2018).

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