Elymus multisetus

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Elymus multisetus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Elymus
Species: E. multisetus
Binomial name
Elymus multisetus

Sitanion jubatum

Elymus multisetus is a species of wild rye known by the common name big squirreltail.


Elymus multisetus is native to the western United States where it grows in many types of habitat. It is a perennial grass reaching 60 centimeters in maximum height. The inflorescence is an array of spikelets each with several long, hairlike awns which may be up to 20 centimeters long.

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