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Elytrigia intermedia subsp. intermedia
Synonyms: Agropyron intermedium; A. i. trichophorum; A. trichophorum

Common Name(s): Pubescent wheatgrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 230 (days)
Abs.Max=97° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=41° (F)
Precipitation: 12 to 25 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -36° (F)
Soil pH: 6.5 to 8
Soil Texture/Type: Light textures
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Cool season, sod-forming grass. Fair salinity tolerance. Drought resistant.
Crop not found in disease search.
Environ. - erosion control, Animal Food - forage, Animal Food - fodder, Environ. - revegetator


Geographical Origin:
Caucasus, Soviet Middle Asia, Western Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Europe
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