Calflora
Taxon  Report   2929    
Elymus californicus  (Bol. ex Thurb.) Gould
California bottle brush grass,   California bottle grass,   California bottlebrush grass
Elymus californicus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Hystrix californica
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(186 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Elymus

Habitat: riparian

Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPS + PLANTSHystrix californica
JEFLeymus californicus
More information about  Elymus californicus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/06/2021).