Poa palustris (Fowl bluegrass)

Cool season, weakly sod-forming perennial, stoloniferous in growth habit. Occurs in meadows and moist open areas from low to medium elevations mostly throughout the northern U.S. Palatable to all classes of livestock, and is useful for irrigated pastures, or where moisture is adequate.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial, moderate lifespan

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Sod former

Mature Height: 48 in.

Annual Precipitation: 28 in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

Fire Resistance: 

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Low

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 4.9-7.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 3,156,000

Seeding Rate: 1-3 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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