Elymus canadensis
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Hardiness Zone: 3-8 Height: 2-5 feet; 0.6-1.5 metres Spread: 2-3 feet; 0.6-0.9 metres Sun: Full to partial sun Water: Dry to medium Wildlife: Leafhoppers and leaf beetle larvae will feed on Canada Wild Rye. Cottontail Rabbits, deer, and livestock can graze on the immature foliage. Bloom Colour: Green Tolerates: Drought, erosion Culture: Prefers moist to dry conditions and will grow in almost any soil type including loam, clay, gravel, or sand. Noteworthy Characteristics: This grass has unbranched culms with alternate leaves that occur along their lengths. The culms are light green in colour and the leaves are ascending and hairless. The culms produce nodding spikes that range from 5-9