Taxon  Report   2943    
Elymus sierrae  Gould
Sierra wildrye
Elymus sierrae
© 2007 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Elymus sierrae
© 2007 Steve Matson
Elymus sierrae, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Elymus sierrae
© 2007 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS spelling variant of Elymus sierrus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Agropyron pringlei
ICPN: Elymus sierrus
More information about  Elymus sierrae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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).