Riverbank Wildrye Elymus riparius Wiegand    Synonyms: Riverbank Wild Rye.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Elymus   


Terrell & Peterson (2009) recorded Riverbank Wildrye from the Piedmont and in Worcester County. The Virginia Digital Atlas summarizes its Virginia status as follows: "Floodplain forests, riverbanks, and riverside prairies at lower elevations; occasionally in rich cove and montane oak-hickory forests at higher elevations. More or less frequent (at least locally) in the mountains and Piedmont; infrequent to rare in the Coastal Plain."

There are 14 records in the project database.

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Riverbank Wildrye in Garrett Co., Maryland (12/4/2014). Photo by Rod Simmons. (MBP list)

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