Virginia Wild Rye (Elymus virginicus)
Virginia Wild Rye is a graceful, short-lived perennial similar to Canada Wild Rye, but with a smaller, less showy seed head. It actively grows during the spring and fall when soil temperatures are cool. Common companions to this cool season grass are warm season grasses.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial, Shade
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet, Medium
Height - 4 feet
Bloom Time - July, August
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon.