OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Elymus canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elymus canadensis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-25-001:
Elymus canadensis   FAMILY Poaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Great Plains Wild-rye, Nodding Wild-rye, Canada Wild-rye


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image of Elymus canadensis var. canadensis, Great Plains Wild-rye, Nodding Wild-rye, Canada Wild-rye

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_elca4_001_lvd

        

image of Elymus canadensis var. canadensis, Great Plains Wild-rye, Nodding Wild-rye, Canada Wild-rye

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_elca4_004_lvd

        

image of Elymus canadensis var. canadensis, Great Plains Wild-rye, Nodding Wild-rye, Canada Wild-rye

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_elca4_011_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Elymus canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elymus canadensis   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-25-001:
Elymus canadensis   FAMILY Poaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4283

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping], with short rhizomes

FLOWER:
Summer

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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