Vulpia octoflora (Sixweeks fescue)

Cool season, small, loosely tufted, native annual commonly found in open disturbed areas throughout the USA. Drought tolerant and well-adapted to sand and loam soils. Useful as a reclamation species in early seral stages of development. Poor palatability to livestock and wildlife

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Bunch grass 

Mature Height:  12 in.

Annual Precipitation: 10 in.

Drought Tolerance: 

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: UPL

Fire Resistance: 

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: 

Medium Texture:

Fine Texture:

Salinity Tolerance:

CaCO3 Tolerance:

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 965,000

Seeding Rate: 2-3 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS