Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Elymus wiegandii Fernald image
Photographer: Steven C. Garske           
Family Poaceae
Elymus wiegandii Fernald
broad-leaved wild-rye, northern riverbank wild-rye, Wiegand's 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
wiegandii: for Karl McKay Wiegand (1873-1942)
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial grass

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Elymus canadensis L. subsp. wiegandii (Fernald) A.Löve
Elymus canadensis L. var. wiegandii (Fernald) Bowden

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