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Stebbins' Wheat Grass
Elymus stebbinsii
About Stebbins' Wheat Grass (Elymus stebbinsii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Elymus stebbinsii is a species of wild rye known by the common name Parish wheatgrass. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the forests and chaparral of many of the coastal and inland mountain ranges. It is a perennial grass growing up to 1. 2 meters tall. The inflorescence is a narrow, linear series of single-spikelet nodes up to 25 centimeters long. Each spikelet is up to 2 centimeters long with a short awn of just a few millimeters.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

3.3 - 6.6 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 8 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 5.1" - 85.5", Summer Precipitation: 0.18" - 2.66", Coldest Month: 33.3" - 55.4", Hottest Month: 58.5" - 80.9", Humidity: 0.70" - 32.77", Elevation: -130" - 7914"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Parish Wheatgrass

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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