Elymus riparious, Riverbank Wildrye

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  • Item #: GP15
  • Attractive Fall Color:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Average well drained soil:
  • Average Wildlife Value:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Dry-Moist Soil:
  • Erosion Control:
  • FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands:
  • Flood Tolerant:
  • Four Season Interest:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Grass/ Sedge/ Rush:
  • Groundcover:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
  • Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
  • Salt Tolerant:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Small Mammals:
  • Songbirds:
  • Waterfowl:
  • Full Sun:
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Botanic Name (s):      Elymus riparius

Common Name(s):    Riverbank wildrye                       

Mature height :  .5-5'

Mature spread:    3-5'

Bloom Time:July-Sept

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Wet

Soil Ph:   4.5-7.2

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                           

Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark              

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:         Rich thickets, streamside, alluvial flats, meadows     

Notes:            Groundcover            Erosion Control     Four Season Interest                         

High Wildlife Value:    Songbirds              Game Birds       Small Mammals            Waterfowl                              

FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands                                                                         

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands                                                                                                   

Native to Coastal Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions                                                                                           

Threatened / Endangered:        Michigan      

Native Grass

Good for streambank conditions, erosion control

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