Elymus canadensis (Canada Wild Rye)
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Elymus canadensis

Canada Wild Rye

Elymus canadensis is a native clump-forming grass with stiff, bristly plumes or grass heads appearing in early to mid summer. The foliage is blue-green and coarse. Canada Wild Rye is best suited for a prairie or a naturalized area where it will be kept in check by the competition of other plants.

Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Elymus canadensis

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Savanna
Woodland

Bloom Time

July
August

Flower Color

Green

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

4' to 6'

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Coarse