Elymus riparius Wiegand

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Elymus riparius Wiegand

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 6 [Elymus villosus Muhl.]; lvs 8-10, glabrous; spikes 6-15 cm, not so dense, the internodes (3-)4-5(-6) mm; spikelets scabrous to hispidulous, 2-4-fld; paleas mostly 7-8 mm, bidentate; 2n=28. Moist woods and streambanks; Me. to N.C., w. to Wis., Io., Nebr., and Ark.

  • Common Names

    streambank wild rye