Elymus virginicus (Virginia Wild Rye)


Virginia Wild Rye is an adaptable cool season clumping grass that reaches about four feet high. Its bristly seed heads resemble rye and are held more upright than others in its genus. It prefers moist to mesic soils. Various insects and moths feed on this wild rye while birds will eat the seeds.

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

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