Photos of Elymus-riparius-~-riverbank-wild-rye

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Elymus riparius ~ riverbank wild rye



Elymus-riparius-~-riverbank-wild-rye


Characteristics:

  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 8

  • narrower glumes and more numerous leaves than E. canadensis

  • glumes less than 1mm wide and only scarcely widened above the base

  • base of sheath does NOT wrap around spike stem

  • stiff bristles

  • largest paleas (lowest in a spikelet) are 7–8mm long

  • 9–10 leaves on a culm

  • native



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