Bottlebrush Squirreltail

 

Description

Bottlebrush Squirreltail

Grass Family ( Poaceae : Triticeae )

Latin Name : Elymus elymoides
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Cool
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – fair
Livestock – fair

Remarks :

This short-lived perennial bunchgrass, without rhizomes, growing 6 -18 inches tall. It starts growth in early spring and flowers in late spring. It will re-grow and flower a second time with favorable moisture. It reproduces from seed and tillers. Adapted to a wide range of soils. It can withstand high alkalinity, and lime, and grows well in deep to shallow soils of textures ranging from sands to clays. Most abundant on disturbed sites.

Source: USDA-NRCS

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
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