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Limnanthes alba

Common Name(s): Meadowfoam
Family: Limnanthaceae
Growth Habit: Winter Annual
Growing Days: 150 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=68° (F)    Opt.Max=61° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=41° (F)
Precipitation: 31 to 39 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium to heavy textures
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Clear to cloudy
Adapted to poorly drained soils. Grown on gravelly and stony sites in Sierra Nevada foothills. Same water needs as small grains.
Crop not found in disease search.
Environ. - ornamental, Material - lipids, Animal Food - fodder


Geographical Origin:
Southwestern USA
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