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Digital Herbaria

Elymus canadensis

Elymus canadensis L.

Canada wild rye, Canadian wildrye, Prairie wildrye, Nodding wildrye

Poaceae (Grass Family)

USDA Symbol: ELCA4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Elymus canadensis

Canada Wild Rye-Grass

Poaceae

Location: 1.25 km east of Hwy 281 & 1 block north of Thousand Oaks, corner of Ledge Sage and Ledge View streets.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Nearly level, vacant, undisturbed land. Thin, rocky soil. A few Quercus and Diospyros trees.

Description: Perennial, culms basally decumbent, quickly ascending to 70-80 cm. Peduncles 40 cm. Spikes 15 cm long, nodding. Spikelet 3-5 flowered. Lemmas 8 mm long w/awns to 4 cm.

County: Bexar
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: May 19, 1993
Specimen number: 7

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0355
Accession Date: May 21, 1993
Accession Number: 28

Annotations: SXFRB

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