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Wildrye

Elymus gmelinii (Trin.) Tzvelev

Description

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Culms laxly tufted, slender, 60–100 cm tall, 1.5–3 mm in diam. at base. Leaf sheath smooth, glabrous, but retrorsely pubescent at base; leaf blade flat or involute, 9–20(–26) × 0.2–0.8 cm, abaxial surface glabrous, adaxial surface scabrous or puberulent. Spike erect or nodding, usually secund, 9–15 cm. Spikelets 1 per node, yellowish green or tinged purplish, 15–25 mm, with (3–)5–7 florets. Glumes oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, subequal and 10–15 mm or proximal one 6–11 mm and distal one 9–12 mm, 5–7-veined, scabrous along veins, apex acute or acuminate. Lemma lanceolate, hispidulous throughout; first lemma 10–12 mm; awn divaricate, 2.5–4.5 cm. Palea equaling or subequaling lemma, hispid along keels, apex subobtuse or emarginate. Anthers 2.5–3.5 mm. Fl. and fr. Jun–Aug.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 22: 402, 410 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Distribution

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Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Yunnan [Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan].
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 22: 402, 410 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
editor
Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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eFloras.org
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Habitat

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Forest margins, mountain slopes, roadsides; 600–2600 m.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 22: 402, 410 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
source
Flora of China @ eFloras.org
editor
Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
project
eFloras.org
original
visit source
partner site
eFloras