Elymus riparius Wiegand
Common Name: RIVERBANK WILD-RYE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

Usually in moist ground along streams, borders of forests, and river banks; occasionally in somewhat drier places.

The backs of the lemmas are ± hispidulous except in one specimen from Cass Co. The glumes somewhat resemble narrow ones of E. virginicus, but are ± straight, not bowed, at the base.

Locations

Baraga County
Barry County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Delta County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lake County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Missaukee County
Monroe County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 14, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2102.