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
Grasses & Grass-like Species, Uplands & Meadows, Woodland Openings
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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
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