Poa nervosa (Wheeler bluegrass)

Cool season, loosely tufted perennial sod former with short rhizomes. Adapted to moist meadows and open forests in the montane to sub-alpine zones. Easy to establish in post-fire revegetation. Moderately palatable to wildlife and livestock.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Sod former, Bunch grass

Mature Height: 20 in.

Annual Precipitation: 12+ in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status

Fire Resistance: 

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture:

Medium Texture:

Fine Texture:

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 6.2-7.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 950,000

Seeding Rate: 2-5 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS