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Leymus condensatus
Synonyms: Elymus condensatus

Common Name(s): Giant wild rye
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 70 to 180 (days)
Opt.Max=72° (F)
Opt.Min=64° (F)    Abs.Min=36° (F)
Precipitation: 14 to 31 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -38° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Light to medium
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Native to western states. Most robust of native rye grasses. Low drought, fair salt tolerances.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage


Geographical Origin:
Northern Mexico, Southwestern USA
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