New York Natural Heritage Program
Blue Wild Rye
Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus

New York State Distribution [-]
The only known native population of this grass in New York is located in Sullivan County.

Global Distribution [-]
Elymus glaucus spp. glaucus ranges from Alaska to Saskatchewan in the northwest south through the mountains of the western United States, extending to Baja California and New Mexico. It is also found sporadically further east, from the northern Great Plains to southern Ontario, Michigan, and New York.
Best Places to See
• Shawangunk Mountains Spring Glen (Sullivan County)