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Grey Dawn Creeping Wild Rye
Elymus triticoides 'Grey Dawn'
  
About Grey Dawn Creeping Wild Rye (Elymus triticoides 'Grey Dawn') 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun in coastal sites, and sun or part shade in inland sites. Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by suncrest Nurseries.
Thanks to the Theodore Payne Foundation for sharing information about this plant.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Grass

Size
Size
2 - 3 ft tall
2 - 3 ft wide

Form
Form
spreading

Growth Rate
Growth Rate
Fast

Dormancy
Dormancy
Evergreen

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Summer

Wildlife Supported
 
This species is host plant to the Woodland Skipper butterfly

Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part shade

Moisture
Moisture
Low, Moderate, High

Ease of Care
Ease of Care
Very Easy

Cold Tolerance
Cold Tolerance
15

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Fast, Medium, Slow

Soil Description
Soil Description
Tolerates a wide variety of soils. Tolerates Sodic Soil. Soil PH: 6.0 - 9.0

Common uses
Common uses
Bogs and Ponds, Groundcovers, Butterfly Gardens

Companion Plants
Companion Plants

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
1*, 2, 3, 4*, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11*, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Site Characteristics
Alternative Names
Botanical Names: Leymus triticoides 'Grey Dawn'


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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