Taxon  Report   11638    
Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey  var. californicus  (J.G. Sm.) J.P. Sm.
Squirrel tail grass
Elymus elymoides var. californicus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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

Alternate Names:
JEF: Elymus elymoides ssp. californicus
JEF: Sitanion hystrix var. californicum
More information about  Elymus elymoides var. californicus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 05, 2020).