Definition of Elymus
1. Noun. Tall tufted perennial grasses (such as lyme grass or wild rye).
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Lyme Grass, Wild Rye
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elymus
Literary usage of Elymus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"elymus Canadensis L. Sp. Pl. 83 (1753). elymus Philadelphicus L. Sp. Pl. Ed. 2, ... elymus Sibiricus var. Americanus Wats. & Coult. in A. Gray, Man. ..."
2. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1793)
"Leaves with a spinous point. SYN. elymus geniculatus. Curt. Brit. Grasses, 46. Sm. FL Brtt. 153. Knapp, t. 109. elymus. Linn. Am. Acad. v. 7. 192. t. 2. f. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Ascends to 2100 ft. in Virginia. July-Aug. \ \ 14. elymus ... 714. elymus striatus Willd. Sp. PI. i : 470. 1797. elymus striatus var. ..."
4. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1904)
"elymus L. Sp. P1. 83. 1753. Endlicher Gen. Pl. 103. Bentham and Hooker. Gen. P1. 3: 1206. Hackel in Engler and Prantl. Nat. Pflanz. Fam. 11. 2: 88. /. 106. ..."
5. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"Like elymus arenarius, it is not touched by grazing ... It collects the sand-heaps at the tops of ridges, while the elymus fastens their sides. ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1890)
"... and the disease produced In healthy plants by applying the bacteria from a fluid culture to the surface of the leaves. NOTES ON SEEDLINGS OF elymus ..."