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Elymus trachycaulus

Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners

Slender wheatgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ELTR7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Spike
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

North American Native Plant Society - Etobicoke, ON
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Elymus trachycaulus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Elymus trachycaulus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Elymus trachycaulus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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