Elymus riparius

Elymus riparius


Riverbank Wild Rye Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Hydric (Moist) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part Sun to Shade
Height: 2-4 feet
Type: Cool season, perennial, bunch grass.

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Nice for shoreline restoration especially riverbank edges! Has beautiful, nodding seed heads with long awns that add great texture to any space.

Native Range: Native to the Northeast and scattered areas throughout the Midwest.

Wildlife value: Provides nesting material, cover and food (seeds) for birds and mammals.

More information: USDA plant profile

Photo credit:  Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs



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