Basin wildrye

Leymus cinereus

plant type:
grass
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
NA
cover:
High

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
1800
Max elevation:
9900
Counties: 
Coconino
Mohave
Navajo
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
NA
Germination Overall: 
High
Germination rate: 
NA
Germination Requirements: 
none
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations:

Wright 2002