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Dallisgrass

Dallisgrass Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeIntroduced to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusN'EAST, SWSS, WSWS
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FAC+

Dallisgrass Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring
After Harvest Regrowth RateModerate
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormBunch
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet3
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
DecumbentDecumbent
ToxicitySlight

Dallisgrass Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)165
pH Minimum4.9
pH Maximum7.5
Precipitation Minimum35
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)6
Salinity ToleranceMedium
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-3

Dallisgrass Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound281200
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateSlow

Dallisgrass Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductYes
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalHigh
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Dallisgrass

Dallisgrass grows like a Graminoid. Dallisgrass is an Perennial. Dallisgrass is Introduced to U.S.. Dallisgrass has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: N'EAST, SWSS, WSWS. Dallisgrass has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FAC+. Spring is when Dallisgrass is actively growing. Dallisgrass has a Moderate growth rate after harvest. Dallisgrass is not an allelopath. Dallisgrass has a Medium C:N Ratio. Dallisgrass has a coppice potential of No. Dallisgrass is not fall conspicuous. Dallisgrass has a Yellow colored flower. Dallisgrass has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Dallisgrass has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Dallisgrass has a Porous foliage porosity. Dallisgrass has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of Dallisgrass are Brown. Seeds of Dallisgrass are No conspicuous. Dallisgrass grows as a Bunch. The growth rate of Dallisgrass is Moderate. The mature height of Dallisgrass is 3 feet. The lifespan of Dallisgrass is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Dallisgrass is Decumbent. Dallisgrass is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Dallisgrass is adapted to fine textured soils. Dallisgrass is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Dallisgrass is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Dallisgrass is Low. Dallisgrass does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Dallisgrass is Low. Dallisgrass requires a minimum of 165 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Dallisgrass is 4.9. The maximum pH of Dallisgrass is 7.5. The minimum Precipitation that Dallisgrass requires is 35. The maximum Precipitation that Dallisgrass can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Dallisgrass is 6 inches. The salininty tolerance of Dallisgrass is Medium. The shade tolerance of Dallisgrass is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Dallisgrass is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Dallisgrass requires is -3. The bloom period of Dallisgrass is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Dallisgrass is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Dallisgrass is Low. The fruit seed period of Dallisgrass begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Dallisgrass ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Dallisgrass is No. Dallisgrass is not propagated by bare roots. Dallisgrass is not propagated by bulbs. Dallisgrass is not propagated by container. Dallisgrass is not propagated by corms. Dallisgrass is not propagated by cuttings. Dallisgrass is propagated by seed. Dallisgrass is not propagated by sod. Dallisgrass is not propagated by sprig. Dallisgrass is not propagated by tubers. Dallisgrass can generally yield 281200 seeds per pound of seeds. Dallisgrass has a Moderate seed spread rate. Dallisgrass has a Medium seedling vigor. Dallisgrass has a Medium seedling vigor. Dallisgrass does not have a small grain. Dallisgrass has a Slow vegatative spread rate. Dallisgrass does not have a berry/nut seed product. Dallisgrass is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Dallisgrass makes a good fodder product. Dallisgrass does not make a good fuel wood product. Dallisgrass does not make a good lumber product. Dallisgrass does not make a naval store product. Dallisgrass is not palatable to browse animals. Dallisgrass is not palatable to grazing animals. Dallisgrass is not palatable to humans. Dallisgrass does not make a pulpwood product. Dallisgrass does not make a veneer product. Dallisgrass is of the category, Monocot.
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