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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Elymus elymoides ssp. brevifolius (J.G. Sm.) Barkworth, comb. nov. ined.
Squirreltail, Long-leaf squirrel-tail
USDA Symbol: ELELB2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.
AZ , CA , CO , ID , KS , MT , NE , NM , NV , OK , OR , SD , TX , UT , WY Native Habitat:
Flat desert areas, Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Desturbed, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay.
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Record Modified: 2010-04-18
Research By: TWC Staff