Calflora
Taxon  Report   2935    
Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey  ssp. hordeoides  (Suksd.) Barkworth
Barley squirreltail
Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Elymus
Parent: Elymus elymoides

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSElymus hordeoides
PLANTSSitanion hordeoides
PLANTSSitanion hystrix var. hordeoides
More information about  Elymus elymoides ssp. hordeoides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ELELH)

BONAP Distribution Map


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: 04/11/2021).