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.
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.