Poa palustris (Fowl bluegrass)

Cool season, weak sod-forming, perennial bunchgrass. Occurs in meadows and moist open marshes from low to medium elevations, mostly through northern latitudes or at higher elevations. Palatable where moisture is adequate. Excellent seedling vigor; use for quick cover in habitat restoration and detention basins.

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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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