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Leymus arenarius
Synonyms: Elymus arenarius

Common Name(s): Lyme grass; sand rye grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 180
Precipitation: 26 to 79 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -35° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium to coarse textures
Soil Drainage: Very Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Grown in the Great Lakes region. Very invasive species from Europe. Extremely weedy. High drought and salinity tolerances.
No diseases found for the ten pathogens searched.
Animal Food - fodder, Environ. - erosion control


Geographical Origin:
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