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Achnatherum lettermanii
Synonyms: Stipa lettermanii

Common Name(s): Letterman`s needlegrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90
Precipitation: 6 to 20 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -27° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.6
Soil Texture/Type: Sandy loams to clay loams
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Cold to alpine climate grass. More drought resistant than Columbian needlegrass. Western US.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage


Geographical Origin:
Northwestern USA, South central USA, Southwestern USA
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