Calflora
Taxon  Report   11635    
Elymus cinereus  Scribn. & Merr.
Great basin wild rye
Elymus cinereus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, wNAM.
also called Leymus cinereus

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Leymus cinereus

Alternate Names:
JEF: Leymus cinereus
More information about  Elymus cinereus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LECI4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Sep 22, 2019).