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Common Name: Feral Rye

Other Names: Common Rye, Cereal Rye

Species Name: Secale cereale L.

Plant Type: Grasses & Grass-like

Family Name: Poaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Introduced
Duration Annual, occasionally biennial
Season Warm
Distribution in the U.S. 20-25% of winter wheat acreage
Distribution in Oklahoma Throughout the state, winter wheat acreage



ID Characteristics



Soil Type Varying, infertile, sandy and acidic soils
Habitat When rye escapes cultivation it can become established on roadsides, waste places and even open rangeland.
Successional Stage  


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