INDIAN RICEGRASS

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INDIAN RICEGRASS suitable for counties:
ARKANSAS: All counties
ARIZONA: Apache, Coconino, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Yavapai
CALIFORNIA: Alpine, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura
COLORADO: Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Baca, Bent, Boulder, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Crowley, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, El Paso, Elbert, Garfield, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, Sedgwick, Summit, Teller, Washington, Weld, Yuma
IDAHO: Ada, Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Canyon, Cassia, Clark, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Gem, Gooding, Idaho, Jefferson, Lemhi, Owyhee, Payette, Power, Twin Falls, Valley, Washington
KANSAS: Cheyenne, Hamilton, Logan, Morton, Rooks, Stanton, Wallace
MINNESOTA: Hennepin, Norman, Polk
MONTANA: Blaine, Custer, Dawson, Fallon, Garfield, McCone, Petroleum, Powder River, Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sheridan, Yellowstone
NORTH DAKOTA: Billings, Bowman, Burleigh, Dunn, Emmons, Golden Valley, Grant, McHenry, McKenzie, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Williams
NEBRASKA: Banner, Box Butte, Brown, Cherry, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Dundy, Garden, Grant, Hooker, Keith, Kimball, Morrill, Perkins, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, Sioux
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, Chaves, Cibola, Colfax, Dona Ana, Eddy, Harding, Lincoln, Los Alamos, McKinley, Otero, Rio Arriba, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance, Valencia
NEVADA: Carson City, Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Storey, Washoe, White Pine
OKLAHOMA: Cimarron, Texas
OREGON: Baker, Benton, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Wasco, Wheeler
SOUTH DAKOTA: Custer, Fall River, Harding, Jackson, Mellette, Pennington, Stanley, Todd
TEXAS: Bailey, Culberson, Dallam, Deaf Smith, DeWitt, Ellis, Hudspeth, Randall
UTAH: Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber
WASHINGTON: Adams, Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Walla Walla, Yakima
WYOMING: Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Platte, Sheridan, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta, Washakie, Weston

Indian ricegrass belongs to family of poaceae plants, its species name is hymenoides. This plant grows actively in spring summer fall. Indian ricegrass has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Indian ricegrass booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form. Indian ricegrass is a moderately growing plant, a mature Indian ricegrass can grow up to 2.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring Summer Fall Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Bunch
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 2.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -43 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Spring
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 : 161920
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

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 : High
Palatable Graze Animal : High Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Medium
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring Summer Fall After Harvest Regrowth Rate : Moderate
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 : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Bunch
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 2.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Short
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

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 : High Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 6.6 pH (Maximum) : 8.6
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : - - Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : - -
Precipitation (Minimum) : 16 Precipitation (Maximum) : 16
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 18 Salinity Tolerance : Low
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -43

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