Agrostis stolonifera* (Creeping bentgrass)

Formerly A. palustris. Cool season, stoloniferous, perennial sometimes with short rhizomes. Grows well in moist sites and tolerates acidic conditions well. Widely adapted. Most often used for lawns, putting greens and erosion control.

area of adaptation

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Introduced

Season: Cool season

Growth Form: Bunchgrass

Mature Height: 12-24 in.

Annual Precipitation: 32 in.

Drought Tolerance: No

Shade Tolerance:

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance:

CaCO3 Tolerance:

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 6,400,000

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Summer/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES

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