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Sorghastrum nutans

Common Name(s): Indian grass; yellow indian grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 120
Precipitation: 11 to 44 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -38° (F)
Soil pH: 4.8 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: All
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun

Pythium, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Anthrachose, Rust
Environ. - revegetator, Animal Food - forage
Temperate-dry winters, temperate-wet all seasons, subtropical, tropical-rainy, steppe and semi-arid, temperate marine
Geographical Origin:
North America
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