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Elymus ripariusElymus riparius

riverbank wild-rye

Photograph(s) by*: UWI EJJ

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-5'
Flowers: Jul.-Sept.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4.5-7.2
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

rich thickets and stream borders, alluvial flats, meadows

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes

good for streambank conditions



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2058.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004