Latin name: Elymus glaucus Buckley ssp. glaucus
Pronunciation: EL-i-mus GLAW-kus
Common name: Blue wildrye
Family: Poaceae (Grass)
Habitat: Grassy and wooded places to 7500', many plant communities, cismontane Southern California, occasional in the desert
Blooming period: June to August
Name derivations: 1) Elymus 2) glaucus
NOTE: Includes Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii