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Elymus villosus (Silky Wildrye) whole plant/field shot
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Elymus villosus
Silky Wildrye

Used for soil stabilization on low-fertility sites; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ELYVIL01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A cool season bunchgrass; dense spikes produce small grain seeds.
Habitat: Streambanks, moist woods, marshes.
Bloom Period: Mid-July to mid-September
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Height: 3.0 – 5.0 Ft

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Shade
Drought: High

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 88,000
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 10 lb per acre. 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: $60.00/lb

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