[Squirreltail and Wildrye Grasses: The Genus Elymus East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Blue Wildrye, Jepson's Blue Wildrye, Western Wildrye

Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus

Synonyms: Elymus glaucus var. breviaristatus, Elymus glaucus var. glaucus, Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. tenuis

Inflorescence of Blue Wildrye, Jepson's Blue Wildrye, Western Wildrye: Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus (Synonyms: Elymus glaucus var. breviaristatus, Elymus glaucus var. glaucus, Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. tenuis)

Close-up of the inflorescence of blue wildrye as seen at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge..............September 19, 2011.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Blue Wildrye, Jepson's Blue Wildrye, Western Wildrye: Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus (Synonyms: Elymus glaucus var. breviaristatus, Elymus glaucus var. glaucus, Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. tenuis)

Close-up of the inflorescence of Blue Wildrye, Jepson's Blue Wildrye, Western Wildrye: Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus (Synonyms: Elymus glaucus var. breviaristatus, Elymus glaucus var. glaucus, Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. jepsonii, Elymus glaucus var. tenuis)

Additonal close-ups of the inflorescence of blue wildrye as seen at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge..............September 19, 2011.

Paul Slichter