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Alkali Arizona Cottontop

Arizona Cottontop

Grass Family ( Poaceae : Paniceae )

Latin Name : Digitaria californica 
Longevity : Perennial 
Season : Warm 
Origin : Native 
Value : Wildlife – fair 
Livestock – fair to good 

Remarks :
Occurs in nearly pure stands on alkaline or 
saline soils in valleys and meadows, sandy soils 
of desert foothills or roadsides, also dry and 
gravelly slopes; most abundant on moderately 
moist alkaline soils of bottomlands where other 
species are not adapted. Withstands flooding 
well. Flowers April to September, seeds remain 
viable for many years; reproduces by seed and 


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