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Leymus condensatus

Lyme Grass
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants


These wild ryes or lyme grasses were formerly assigned to Elymus but are now known as Leymus (simply an anagram of the former generic name). They are grown principally for their blue-gray or silvery blue foliage.Very drought tolerant; will remain evergreen with some summer water.

Leymus condensatus

Native to coastal Southern California and the Channel Islands. Basic species is usually green leafed, reaching 9 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide in bloom.

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