Elymus hystrix L.
Family: Poaceae
bottlebrush grass,  more...
[Elymus hystrix f. bigelovianus L.,  more]
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Etymology: Elymus: Greek name for a type of grain, meaning generally to roll up," referring to lemma and palea which are tightly rolled about the seed
Plants: perennial, 2'-5' tall grass
Flowers: blooms July-Aug.
Habitat: partial sun, shade; dry to moderate moisture; woods; in sandy, loamy soil
Conservation Status: Native
- very distinctive and attractive

- spikelets in pairs, well-spaced, and nearly perpendicular to the rachis

- glumes lacking or reduced to awns up to 15 mm

- stem hairless and unbranched

 

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