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Elymus virginicus

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

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

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, colonizing, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Elymus virginicus (Virginia wildrye)
  • Elymus virginicus (Virginia wildrye)
  • Elymus virginicus (Virginia wildrye)
  • Elymus virginicus (Virginia wildrye)

Pricing & Availability

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Description

Elymus virginicus

Also known as:

Virginia wildrye

,

Virginia wild rye

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, 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 virginicus Virginia wildrye