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Canada Wild Rye (Elymus canadensis)

A cool-season native grass typically found in most dry-mesic prairies. This selection is not produced by The Prairie State Nursery and is not of Illinois Ecotype. Ecotypes may vary from order to order.  


  • Acronym: ELYCAN-N
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: Green-Tan
  • Bloom Time: July - September
  • Typical Height: 48"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun - Part Sun
  • Soil Preference: Dry - Mesic
  • Root Structure: Fiberous
  • Stratification: None Required
  • Seeds per Ounce: 5,200*


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

Elymus canadensis (NON-ILLINOIS ECOTYPE) - Per Ounce

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