Photos of Elymus-riparius-~-riverbank-wild-rye

Photos and Characteristics of Wetland Plant Species > This Category

Elymus riparius ~ riverbank wild rye



  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 8

  • narrower glumes and more numerous leaves than E. canadensis

  • glumes less than 1mm wide and only scarcely widened above the base

  • base of sheath does NOT wrap around spike stem

  • stiff bristles

  • largest paleas (lowest in a spikelet) are 7–8mm long

  • 9–10 leaves on a culm

  • native

All Wetland Plant Species | Category Index | Previous | Next     
All images shown within the Wetland Photos section of are free to use for
all noncommercial applications. Appropriate photo credit should be given to
when an image from this website is used for another publication. If you want to license a high resolution
version of any of our photos for commercial purposes, please contact us.