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Deschampsia cespitosa
Synonyms: D. caespitosa

Common Name(s): Tufted hair grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days:
Precipitation: 14 to 24 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -35° (F)
Soil pH: 5.2 to 7.2
Soil Texture/Type: Loam, clayey loam, to clay
Soil Drainage:
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Cool season grass, found in most northern and western US. Low salt tolerance.
Rust, Rhizoctonia
Animal Food - fodder, Animal Food - forage, Environ. - erosion control, Environ. - revegetator


Geographical Origin:
Eastern Tropical Africa, North America, Asia Temp, Indian Subcontinent, Europe
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