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Elymus virginicus L. (Virginia wild rye), leaves

digital color photograph
Digitization Status
Born digital
Photographic image
Date created
2005 – 2012
Elymus virginicus L. (Virginia wild rye), ornamental grass, cool season perennial bunch grass which typically grows in a clump to 2-4’ tall flat linear pointed leaf blades (to 3/8” wide) appear in tufts rising to 12” tall, flowers are non-showy greenish on stiff terminal arching bristly wheat/rye-like, flower spikes (to 6” long) located atop flowering stems (culms) rising above the foliage to 4’ tall, foliage and seed spikes turn tan in fall