Edge of the Prairiethe sand prairies and savannas of the Chicago region

    Elymus canadensis
    Canada wild rye

This plant is usually found in a disturbed part of a sand prairie. The individual pictured here was part of a colony found growing in the stone of an abandoned railroad right-of-way.

Elymus canadensis

Photograph by Marty Lucas; location, Starke County Indiana.


Elymus canadensis on the Kemper Center for Home Gardening web site.

Fire Effects Information from the U.S. government.

Elymus canadensis on TAMU's Bioinformatics site.



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