Dahurian Wild Rye (Elymus dahuricus)

Cool Season Perennial

Dahurian Wild Rye is a short lived upright bunchgrass perennial that is very easy to establish. It has good salinity tolerance. Drought tolerance is good, especially the first few years. Winter hardiness is moderate, weakening after year three. Flooding tolerance is rated at moderate.

Seeds per pound: 190,000 Seeds/sq ft/pound 5.2


  • Erosion control
  • Soil builder
  • Nitrogen scavenger
  • Weed suppression
  • Grazing potential
  • Hay potential


  • Easy to establish
  • Good tonnes
  • Widely adapted


Does not cure well on the stem as it matures, short lived.


Good. Regrowth is regarded as fair, not as fast as meadow brome.


Good. No issues.

Mycorrhizal support? Yes