University of Rhode Island

Elymus virginicus

Virginia Wildrye

Perennial cool season bunch grass. Prefers moist fertile soil, tolerates shade. Produces a high volume of organic matter and seed for wildlife. Native to RI. 2-3'.

Image courtesy of Dan Tenaglia,

Image courtesy of Dan Tenaglia,

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