SIBERIAN WHEATGRASS

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SIBERIAN WHEATGRASS suitable for counties:
COLORADO: Boulder, Douglas, Jackson, Jefferson, Mesa, Montrose, Pitkin, Teller
NEW MEXICO: Colfax, McKinley
UTAH: All counties
NEVADA: Elko
WYOMING: Campbell, Carbon, Crook, Sweetwater
SOUTH DAKOTA: All counties

Siberian wheatgrass belongs to family of poaceae plants, its species name is fragile. This plant grows actively in spring and fall. Siberian wheatgrass has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Siberian wheatgrass booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form. Siberian wheatgrass is a fast growing plant, a mature Siberian wheatgrass can grow up to 3.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Fall Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Bunch
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 3.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -43 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
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Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Fall After Harvest Regrowth Rate : Rapid
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Bunch
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 3.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : No Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : No Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 206000
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Slow

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 5.6 pH (Maximum) : 9.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : - - Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : - -
Precipitation (Minimum) : 25 Precipitation (Maximum) : 25
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 10 Salinity Tolerance : High
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -43

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : Yes Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : Medium Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Medium
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

SIBERIAN WHEATGRASS GALLERY

Siberian wheatgrass
Loren St. John. USDA NRCS Aberdeen PMC. P-27. United States, ID.
Siberian wheatgrass
Loren St. John. USDA NRCS Aberdeen PMC. P-27. United States, ID.
Siberian wheatgrass
Dan Ogle. USDA NRCS Idaho State Office. P-27. United States, ID.
Siberian wheatgrass
Jose Hernandez. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. India, Losar.
Siberian wheatgrass
Jose Hernandez. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. India, Losar.

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