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Typical inventory plug Virginia wild rye provides food and cover for wildlife and soil stabilization.

Typical inventory plug
Virginia wild rye provides food and cover for wildlife and soil stabilization. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Elymus virginicus

Virginia wild rye

Elymus virginicus is fast growing and great for soil stabilization. The plant provides great food and cover for wildlife. It does best in full sun to moderate shade in wet to moist soils. 


Height:

3-5 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

2-9

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Elymus virginicus Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Flowering Months

  • August

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=elvi3