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Elymus virginicusElymus virginicus

Virginia wild rye

Photograph(s) by*: CM NRCS

Characteristics

Height: 1-5.5'
Flowers: Jun.-Oct.

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

rich thickets and shores, meadows

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

*

Notes

tolerates a wide range of conditions; forms clumps



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/220.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004