Taxon  Report   2937    
Elymus glaucus  Buckley  ssp. glaucus 
Blue wild rye,  Blue wildrye, Western rye grass
Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus, 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 glaucus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii
JEF: Elymus glaucus var. jepsonii
PLANTS: Elymus glaucus var. breviaristatus
More information about  Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Oct 13, 2019).