Elymus trachycaulus

Slender wheatgrass

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   grass
  • Inflorescence Size:   1 - 5 in
  • Flower Type:   grass spikelet
  • Bloom Type:   cool (grasses)
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   soil/dune stabilization - found in washes/riparian areas - fast growing
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   85,500
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Elymus trachycaulus

Common Name:Slender wheatgrass

Elymus trachycaulus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):
Habitat:
Family:Poaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Modoc, Mariposa, Marin, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, San Diego, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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