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Elymus canadensis, 'Shire'
Canada Wildrye, ‘Shire’

Establishes quickly in disturbed areas; used for soil stabilization; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ELYCAN04
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A cool season bunchgrass; 6"-8" long seedheads have 2 spikelets at each node that produce small grain seeds; year-round green foliage.
Habitat: Alluvial thickets, open fields; establishes best in well-drained soils.
Bloom Period: June to August
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.9

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC


Shade: Shade
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 114,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 25.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $7.70/lb (PLS)

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