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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Elymus elymoides ssp. brevifolius
Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey ssp. brevifolius (J.G. Sm.) Barkworth
Squirreltail, Long-leaf squirrel-tail
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Elymus elymoides var. brevifolius, Elymus longifolius, Sitanion hystrix var. brevifolium, Sitanion longifolium, Sitanion velutinum
USDA Symbol: elelb2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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.
, WY Native Habitat:
Flat desert areas, Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Desturbed, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay.
Record Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Research By: TWC Staff