Taxon: Elymus caput-medusae L.

Synonym of Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski subsp. caput-medusae

Genus: Elymus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 15033
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:84. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Elymus caput-medusae L. :


  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image