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Alkali

Tumble Windmillgrass


Grass Family ( Poaceae : Chlorideae )

Latin Name : Chloris verticillata
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – poor
Livestock – poor to fair

Remarks :

This shortgrass has a seedhead of two or more sets of windmill-like branches. Leaves are primarily basal with the blades and sheaths flattened. Flowers May to September; reproduces by seeds and tillers. Livestock will graze this plant in the spring to early summer. Quality is moderately high but the production is low. It is not a choice forage plant but is important as an indicator of fair to poor range condition. Adapted to a wide range of soils; best adapted to acid to neutral medium and coarse textured soils.

Source: USDA-NRCS

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