Krascheninnikovia lanata (Winterfat)

Formerly known as Ceratoides lanata. Small to medium erect or spreading evergreen halfshrub adapted to all soil textures on flats, slopes and ridges to 10,000 ft. Intolerant of high water tables or acid soils. Extremely palatable to all classes of livestock and wildlife.Spring

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Chenopodiaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Shrub/subshrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Multiple stem

Mature Height: 2 ft.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Fruit/Seed Color: White

Bloom Period: Spring

Annual Precipitation: 6-20 in.

Drought Tolerance: High

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: Medium

Nitrogen Fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Medium

Medium Texture: Medium

Fine Texture: Medium

Salinity Tolerance: High

CaCO3 Tolerance: High

pH Range: 6.6-8.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 110,700

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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