Calflora
Taxon  Report   11648    
Elymus triticoides  Buckley
Beardless wild rye
Elymus triticoides
© 2005 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Elymus triticoides
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Elymus triticoides
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Elymus triticoides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Elymus triticoides
© 2006 Laura Ann Eliassen
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Elymus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Leymus triticoides

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Leymus triticoides
More information about  Elymus triticoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LETR5)

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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