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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 Wildrye


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In shade of Juniperus ashei with rocks, but good soil high in humus.

Description: Tufted perennial with stems to 1 m tall in small clumps. Leaf auricles slender and fragile. Inflorescence a nodding spike 18 cm long. Spikelets paired at nodes,with 3-5 flowers. Glumes equal, tapering to a long awn.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Jun 6, 1995
Specimen number: 170

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1036
Accession Date: Aug 5, 1995
Accession Number: 84

Annotations: S-FRB (In fruit)

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