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)
Specimen & Label Data
Canada Wild Rye-Grass
Location: 1.25 km east of Hwy 281 & 1 block north of Thousand Oaks, corner of Ledge Sage and Ledge View streets.
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.
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