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Last updated 6/2/2009 by David Giblin.
Elymus glaucus Buckley ssp. glaucus[FNA24, HC2]
blue wildrye

Publication: In Proc. Acad. Sc. Philad. 1862 (1863) 99.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Elymus glaucus subsp. glaucus grows throughout the range of the species, from sea level to 2500 m. It is absent from the area where E. glaucus subsp. mackenzii grows. It resembles E. hirsutus, differing in its erect spikes and in the pattern of its lemma pubescence. It also resembles the introduced E. dahuricus, from which it differs in its palea shape.Elymus glaucus subsp. glaucus grows throughout the range of the species, from sea level to 2500 m. It is absent from the area where E. glaucus subsp. mackenzii grows. It resembles E. hirsutus, differing in its erect spikes and in the pattern of its lemma pubescence. It also resembles the introduced E. dahuricus, from which it differs in its palea shape."

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Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Elymus glaucus Buckley ssp. jepsonii (Burtt Davy) Gould
Elymus glaucus Buckley var. glaucus[HC]
Elymus glaucus Buckley var. jepsonii Burtt Davy[HC]
Elymus glaucus Buckley var. tenuis Vasey