Elymus hystrix L. var. hystrix

Locations ofElymus hystrix L. var. hystrix in Virginia

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Family
Poaceae
Botanical Name
Elymus hystrix L. var. hystrix
Common Name
Bottlebrush Grass
Synonym(s)
Hystrix patula Moench
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Elymus hystrix L.
Comments
Habitat
Mesic to dry forests, woodlands, and barrens; also in well-drained alluvial forests; most abundant in dry, moderately to strongly base-rich soils of oak-hickory forests and rocky woodlands over mafic or calcareous rocks. Common in the mountains and Piedmont; infrequent in the inner Coastal Plain; rare or lacking in the outer Coastal Plain.
Native Status
Native

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