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Hilaria jamesii
Synonyms: Pleuraphis jamesii

Common Name(s): Galleta grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 75 to 120 (days)
Abs.Max=70° (F)    Opt.Max=63° (F)
Opt.Min=54° (F)    Abs.Min=37° (F)
Precipitation: 12 to 16 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 7 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Dry sandy soil
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Bright
Highly drought resistant. Found in arid conditions from Wyoming to California.
Rust, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris
Animal Food - forage
Subtropical, tropical-rainy, dry climate
Geographical Origin:
Northwestern USA, South central USA, Southwestern USA
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