Poa nervosa (Wheeler bluegrass)

Cool season, loosely tufted, perennial sodformer with short rhizomes. Adapted to moist meadows and open forests in the montane to subalpine 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