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Elymus canadensis

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Prairie Grasses, Ornamental Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, average, loam, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 3'-5'

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: colonizing, naturalizing, ornamental foliage

Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)
  • Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)
  • Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)
  • Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)
  • Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)

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Description

Elymus canadensis

Also known as:

Canada wildrye

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Canada wild rye

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Canadian wildrye

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prairie wildrye

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nodding wildrye

Scientific Synonyms:

Elymus brachystachys, Elymus canadensis var. brachystachys, Elymus canadensis var. hirsutus, Elymus canadensis var. robustus, Elymus crescendus, Elymus philadelphicus, Elymus philadelphicus var. hirsutus, Elymus robustus

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae Grass family
Genus Elymus wildrye
Species Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye