Leymus salina subsp. mojavensis

Barkworth & R.J. Atkins
Common names: Mojave wildrye
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24. Treatment on page 364.
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Illustrator: Cindy Roché

Copyright: Utah State University

Culms 35-90 cm. Basal sheaths glabrous; blades flat or almost flat, abaxial surfaces nearly always glabrous, adaxial surfaces scabridulous, not densely hairy above the ligules, occasionally sparsely hairy. Spikes with 1 spikelet at most nodes, 2-3 central nodes with 2 spikelets. 2n = unknown.

Discussion

Leymus salina subsp. mojavensis grows at scattered locations on steep, north-facing slopes of the New York, Providence, and Clark mountains in California, and of the south rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Mary E. Barkworth +
Barkworth & R.J. Atkins +
Mojave wildrye +
Wash. +, Maine +, Wis. +, Ariz. +, Idaho +, Nebr. +, Utah +, Pacific Islands (Hawaii) +, Oreg. +, Minn. +, N.H. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, N.Y. +, Pa. +, Wyo. +, Calif. +, Mont. +, Nev. +, Conn. +, Colo. +, Alaska +, S.Dak. +, Mass. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Greenland +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Ont. +, P.E.I. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +  and Mich. +
Elymus salinus +  and Elymus ambiguus var. salina +
Leymus salina subsp. mojavensis +
Leymus salina +
subspecies +