Leymus salinus

Leymus salinus

Saline wildrye

Tall, cool season densely tufted bunchgrass, occasionally with short rhizomes. Adapted to a wide range of habitat types. Moderately tolerant of alkaline environments. High forage producer, but less palatable when mature. Good soil stabilizer.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
25 
- 30 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
14.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
135,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes