Taxon  Report   2933    
Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey  ssp. californicus  (J. G. Sm.) Barkworth  
(no longer an active name)
California squirreltail
Elymus elymoides ssp. californicus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Parent: Elymus elymoides
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Elymus elymoides var. californicus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sitanion hystrix var. californicum
NOTE: Elymus elymoides ssp. californicus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Elymus elymoides ssp. californicus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Dec 13, 2019).