Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Elymus villosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. villosus image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black
Family Poaceae
Elymus villosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. villosus
downy wild-rye, hairy wild-rye, silky wild-rye
Elymus: Greek name for a type of grain, meaning generally to roll up," referring to lemma and palea which are tightly rolled about the seed
villosus: Latin for "with hairs"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial grass
(Glossary)

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Synonyms 
Terrellia villosa (Muhl. ex Willd.) Baum

         
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