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Ischaemum muticum

Common Name(s): Drought grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Annual/Perennial
Invasiveness: Weed
Growing Days: 120 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=95° (F)    Opt.Max=82° (F)
Opt.Min=72° (F)    Abs.Min=63° (F)
Precipitation: 79 to 118 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5 to 6
Soil Texture/Type: Light textured soils
Soil Drainage: Semi-Poor
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Clear to cloudy
Prefers soils of medium depth and moderate fertility. Fair salt tolerance.
Crop not found in disease search.
Weed - , Environ. - erosion control, Animal Food - fodder
Geographical Origin:
China, Eastern Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Indo-China, Australia
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