Publication: Madroño 9(4): 126. 1947.
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: FNA24: "Elymus glaucus subsp. virescens generally grows in relatively dry or rocky soils along cliffs, bluffs, slopes, shores, and river banks, and in coniferous forests, chaparral, and other woodlands along the coast from Alaska to central California, at elevations from sea level to 1200 m."