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Alkali

Plains Bluegrass

Grass Family : ( Poaceae : Poeae )

Latin Name : Poa arida
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Cool
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – fair
Livestock – good

Remarks :

Adapted to prairies, plains, and alkali meadows. This cool season grass is considered a minor component of the tallgrass prairie. It is adapted to a variety of soils. Plants grow in the fall and winter as moisture and temperatures permit. Seedheads are produced in late April and continue through May. This grass provides excellent winter and spring forage for cattle. Where present this grass can provide good nesting cover for ground nesting birds.

Source: USDA-NRCS

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Alkali