Elymus (genus)

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Elymus
Elymus canadensis.jpg
Elymus canadensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Genus: Elymus
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Species

150 - See text

Synonyms[1]

Hystrix Moench

Elymus is a genus of perennial grasses in the tribe Triticeae, which contains many of the main cereal grains. Plants of this genus are known generally as wildrye or wheatgrass. There are at least 150 species in this genus.

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