Taxon  Report   12145    
Elymus mollis  Trin.
American dune grass
Elymus mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Elymus mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Elymus mollis
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Elymus mollis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Elymus mollis
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS accepted name:
Leymus mollis ssp. mollis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Leymus mollis
More information about  Elymus mollis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).