Summer Wildflowers of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Poaceae
Elymus hystrix (Bottlebrush-grass)
Flower colorgreen
Number of petalsNA
Petal fusionfree
Lea arrangementalternate
Leaf groupingsimple
Leaf marginsentire
Leaf/leaflet shapelanceolate
Fruit typedry
Fruit colorgreen
Flowering datesJuly
Fruiting datesJuly - Sept
HabitatRocky, open woods
LocalitySouth side of main ridge
DescriptionThis is a distinctive grass of drier slopes since the inflorescence looks like a bottlebrush.
Habit photoKBS
Flower photoKBS
Fruit photoKBS
Fruit photo 2KBS