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Agropyron fragile subsp. sibiricum
Synonyms: A. sibiricum

Common Name(s): Siberian wheatgrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 120 to 240 (days)
Abs.Max=113° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=41° (F)
Precipitation: 8 to 24 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -42° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 8.5
Soil Texture/Type: Light textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Drought resistant, cool season, bunchgrass. Better on poor sites than crested wheatgrass.
Pythium, Phytothora, Rhizoctonia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Animal Food - forage, Environ. - revegetator, Animal Food - fodder


Geographical Origin:
Asia Temp, Eastern Europe
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