Taxon  Report   11642    
Elymus pacificus  Gould
Pacific wild rye
Elymus pacificus
© 2006 Tom Annese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Elymus pacificus
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Elymus pacificus
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Elymus pacificus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Elymus pacificus
© 2006 Tom Annese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Communities: Coastal Strand

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Leymus pacificus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Leymus pacificus
ICPN: Agropyron arenicola
More information about  Elymus pacificus
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


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 24, 2019).