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Elytrigia repens
Synonyms: Agropyron repens; Elymus repens

Common Name(s): Quack grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Invasiveness: Noxious weed:AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, IA, KS, OR, RI, WY
Growing Days: 90 to 175 (days)
Abs.Max=113° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 22 to 65 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -42° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Saline soils of any texture
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Found in temperate regions. Extremely weedy. Drought susceptible.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage, Additive - flavoring, Animal Food - fodder, Weed - possible seed contam., Medicinal - folklore


Geographical Origin:
Northern Africa, Asia Temp, Indian Subcontinent, Europe
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