Leymus condensatus Leymus condensatus
Common Name Giant Wild Rye
Latin Name Leymus condensatus
Native Habitat 0 to 5,000 feet
Soil Dry decomposed granite, sand, limestone, clay loam, low organic content, well drained
Water Occasionally in hot dry periods
Height X Width 6 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green
Garden Suitability Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Little
Nature Value Browse
Native American Uses Basketry, seeds eaten
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=4788
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leymus_condensatus
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/83286/
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=LECO12
    Nursery, images and data http://www.smgrowers.com/Products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?cat_id=5&plant_id=715&page=1
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/nature-of-california/plants/elymus-condensatus
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LECO12