Elymus canadensis (Canada Wild Rye)


A cool season clump forming grass, Canadian Wild Rye features bluish green to green leaves that clasp its stiff stems. The robust nodding seedheads resemble rye and are held above the foliage for a pretty ornamental effect especially in a breeze. This adaptable grass can be found in prairie to savanna situations in moist to dry conditions.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
  • Height 4'-6'
  • Flower ColorGreen
  • Flower Time N/A

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