Taxonomy

Elymus caninus | Bearded Couch | Broimfhéar colgach

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Shady and rocky places

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

Use

Forage crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

The following map is interactive. If you would prefer to view it full screen then click here.

Further information

This plant is native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, but it is found throughout the temperate world, where it has naturalized. This is an erect mustard like plant, though rarely reaches half a meter in height.