Elymus trachycaulus ssp trachycaulus
A short lived, 3-5 year bunchgrass with good seedling vigor, rapid establishment. A valuable species for re-vegetation in areas with 10 inches or more of precipitation. Slender Wheatgrass is shade, salt and alkali tolerant. Grows up to 13,000ft in elevation. Stems have a characteristic reddish to purplish tinge at the base. Best suited for pastures when grown with longer-lived species.
|Soil:||Sandy, Silty, Loam|
|Habitat:||Meadows, Open woods, Valleys, Stream banks, Rangelands, Ditch banks, Dryland pastures, Foothills, Roadsides, Prairies, Plains|