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Pseudoroegneria spicata
Synonyms: Agropyron inerme; A. spicatum; Elymus spicatus

Common Name(s): Bluebunch wheatgrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 240 (days)
Abs.Max=75° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=54° (F)    Abs.Min=36° (F)
Precipitation: 10 to 35 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -36° (F)
Soil pH: 6.5 to 8.4
Soil Texture/Type: Light to medium textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to cloud
Cool season bunchgrass. High drought resistance. Low salinity tolerance.
Crop not found in disease search.
Environ. - revegetator, Animal Food - forage, Environ. - erosion control


Geographical Origin:
North America
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