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Elymus cinereus

Basin Wildrye and Ashy Wildrye.

We currently do not grow this plant.

Basin Wildrye is a 2-4' clump of grass that is native in the Great Basin area. It extends into Calif. along the east sierras. It is one of the most important forage plants of the sage brush community. It would be interesting to try to establish it as a permanent pasture for horses. (Syn. Leymus cinerus)

Elymus cinereus tolerates alkaline soil, sand and seasonal flooding.

Elymus cinereus's foliage color is white and type is stressdeciduous.
Elymus cinereus's flower color is na.

Communities for Elymus cinereus:Great Basin Sage, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Sagebrush Scrub.

ph: 6.00 to 9.00
usda: 4 to 10
height[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.20 to 0.50
rainfall[cm]: 23.00 to 41.00

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