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Leymus triticoides
Synonyms: Elymus triticoides

Common Name(s): Beardless wild rye
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90
Precipitation: 7 to 60 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -38° (F)
Soil pH: 6.2 to 9
Soil Texture/Type: All soil textures
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Grown in western US. Tolerates poor soil conditions. High drought and salinity resistances.
Anthrachose, Rust, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew
Environ. - revegetator, Environ. - erosion control, Animal Food - forage


Geographical Origin:
North America
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