Taxon  Report   11644 
Elymus repens  (L.) Gould
Quack grass
Elymus repens
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Elymus repens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Elymus repens
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Elymus repens, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Elymus repens
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Agropyron repens var. subulatum
PLANTS: Elytrigia repens var. vaillantiana
PLANTS: Elytrigia vaillantiana
PLANTS: Triticum repens
PLANTS: Triticum vaillantianum
ICPN + PLANTS: Agropyron repens
ICPN + PLANTS: Elytrigia repens
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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:   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2018).

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