Puccinellia distans* (Alkaligrass)
Cool season, perennial sod-former with vigorous, shallow, fibrous root system. Adapted to moist, or periodically moist, saline soils. Able to withstand periodic flooding and shallow water tables. Moderately palatable. Excellent for establishing cover on saline soils; also used as a turfgrass.
INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: Introduced, Native
Growth Form: Sod former
Mature Height: 1-24 in.
Annual Precipitation: 15 in.
Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
Coarse Texture: No
Medium Texture: Yes
Fine Texture: Yes
Seeds per Pound: 1,200,000
Seeding Rate: 1-4 PLS lbs/acre
Days to Germination:
Fults - Selected for release because it persists well on sandy sites. Germinates quickly, is extremely salt tolerant, and produces a dark green sod, good for both lawns and roadsides. (Released 1979, source of ecotype: Boulder, CO)
Various turfgrass types are also available, including:
If you are looking for turfgrass varieties other than what you see listed here, please contact us.