Leymus arenarius (L.) Hochst
Common Name: LYME GRASS
Synonym: Elymus arenarius
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad P-Grass

Leymus arenarius B. S. Slaughter

Elymus arenarius of Michigan Flora.

An introduced European species presumably planted for stabilizing sand dunes, and now apparently spreading beyond the plantings; first collected beyond cultivation in Berrien Co. in 1941.


Allegan County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Manistee County
Mason County
Muskegon County
Van Buren County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. March 19, 2018. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2144.