Calflora
Taxon  Report   11643    
Elymus ponticus 
Tall wheat grass
Elymus ponticus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Elymus ponticus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Elymus ponticus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.

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Elymus ponticus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Elymus elongatus var. ponticus
ICPN: Elytrigia elongata
ICPN: Elytrigia pontica
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More information about  Elymus ponticus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).