Phleum alpinum (Alpine timothy)

Perennial, cool season native. Most often a bunch grass, but can sometimes form sod. Prefers mountain meadows and bogs where soil is poorly drained. Provides good forage for all kinds of livestock and wildlife because it stays green throughout most of the summer.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Bunch grass

Mature Height: 16 in.

Annual Precipitation: 16+ in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 5-7.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,000,000

Seeding Rate: 1 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None