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Taxon  Report  
Elymus canadensis  L.
Canada wild rye,   Canada wildrye
Elymus canadensis is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.
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Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSElymus brachystachys
PLANTSElymus canadensis var. brachystachys
PLANTSElymus canadensis var. hirsutus
PLANTSElymus canadensis var. robustus
PLANTSElymus crescendus
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Information about  Elymus canadensis from other sources
USDA PLANTS Profile (ELCA4)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 11/26/2022).