[Wildrye, Wheatgrass & Squirel-tail Grass West of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail

Elymus elymoides

Synonym: Sitanion hystrix

Squirreltail Grass: Elymus elymoides (Sitanion hystrix)

Bottlebrush squirreltail as seen in lithosol soils along the old highway to the west of Fishtrap Lake in eastern Washington...................June 2, 2008.

Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (Synonym: Sitanion hystrix)

Bottlebrush squirreltail as seen along Forest Road #16 in Logan Valley, Malheur National Forest...............July 3, 2010.

Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (Synonym: Sitanion hystrix) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (Synonym: Sitanion hystrix) - Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (Synonym: Sitanion hystrix)

Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (Synonym: Sitanion hystrix)

Additional images of bottlebrush squirreltail as seen at about 7850' above Jackman Park along the North Loop Road, Steens Mountain.................August 31, 2011.


Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (Synonym: Sitanion hystrix) - Squirreltail Grass, Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (Synonym: Sitanion hystrix)

Bottlebrush squirreltail as seen at about 7800' atop Table Rock, Monument Rock Wilderness....................August 2, 2011.


Paul Slichter