Elymus hystrix var. hystrix  
Family: Poaceae
bottlebrush grass, eastern bottlebrush grass, glumeless wild-rye
Elymus hystrix var. hystrix image
Hugh H. Iltis  
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 grass
Conservation Status: Native
Elymus hystrix var. hystrix image
Hugh H. Iltis  
Elymus hystrix var. hystrix image
Elymus hystrix var. hystrix image
Elymus hystrix var. hystrix image