Elymus farctus

Elymus farctus (Viv.) Runemark ex Melderis

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

All around the coasts of Europe and the Mediterranean Sea, eastwards to the Black Sea.

Distribution in Egypt

Mediterranean region and Sinai.


Coastal sand dunes.

Life Expectancy



  • Triticum farctum Viv. (synonym)
  • Triticum junceum L. (synonym)
  • Agropyron junceum (L.) P. Beauv. (synonym)
  • Elytrigia juncea (L.) Nevski (synonym)


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