Phleum alpinum (Alpine timothy)

Short, cool season, perennial native bunchgrass sometimes forming a sod. Occurs at high elevations in northern latitudes from 4,000-12,500 ft. Prefers mountain meadows, bogs and streambanks in well-drained to poorly drained soils. Provides good forage that stays green throughout the summer and late season. Used to revegetate roadsides, ski slopes and mines.

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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