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Fresno Mat

Fresno Mat Basics

Grows LikeSubshrub, Shrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.

Fresno Mat Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-Green
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterModerate
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Crown
Growth RateSlow
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)1
Height Mature feet1
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Nitrogen FixationLow
Resprout AbilityYes
ProstrateProstrate
ToxicityNone

Fresno Mat Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days (Minimum)140
pH Minimum5.8
pH Maximum7
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)2700
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)4800
Precipitation Minimum18
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)18
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-23

Fresno Mat Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Fresno Mat Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Fresno Mat

Fresno Mat grows like a Subshrub, Shrub. Fresno Mat is an Perennial. Fresno Mat is Native to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Fresno Mat is actively growing. Fresno Mat is not an allelopath. Fresno Mat has a High C:N Ratio. Fresno Mat has a coppice potential of No. Fresno Mat is not fall conspicuous. Fresno Mat has a Blue colored flower. Fresno Mat has Gray-Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Fresno Mat has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Fresno Mat has a Moderate foliage porosity. Fresno Mat has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of Fresno Mat are Brown. Seeds of Fresno Mat are No conspicuous. Fresno Mat grows as a Single Crown. The growth rate of Fresno Mat is Slow. The maximum height of Fresno Mat at 20 years is 1 feet. The mature height of Fresno Mat is 1 feet. The lifespan of Fresno Mat is Long. The shape and orientation of Fresno Mat is Prostrate. Fresno Mat is adapted to coarse textured soils. Fresno Mat is not adapted to fine textured soils. Fresno Mat is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Fresno Mat is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Fresno Mat is Low. Fresno Mat requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Fresno Mat is High. Fresno Mat requires a minimum of 140 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Fresno Mat is 5.8. The maximum pH of Fresno Mat is 7. The minimum planting density per acre of Fresno Mat is 2700. The maximum planting density per acre of Fresno Mat is 4800. The minimum Precipitation that Fresno Mat requires is 18. The maximum Precipitation that Fresno Mat can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Fresno Mat is 18 inches. The salininty tolerance of Fresno Mat is None. The shade tolerance of Fresno Mat is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Fresno Mat is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Fresno Mat requires is -23. The bloom period of Fresno Mat is Late Spring. The commerical availability of Fresno Mat is No Known Source. The fruit seed abundance of Fresno Mat is Low. The fruit seed period of Fresno Mat begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Fresno Mat ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Fresno Mat is No. Fresno Mat is propagated by bare roots. Fresno Mat is propagated by bulbs. Fresno Mat is propagated by container. Fresno Mat is not propagated by corms. Fresno Mat is propagated by cuttings. Fresno Mat is propagated by seed. Fresno Mat is not propagated by sod. Fresno Mat is not propagated by sprig. Fresno Mat is not propagated by tubers. Fresno Mat has a Slow seed spread rate. Fresno Mat has a Low seedling vigor. Fresno Mat has a Low seedling vigor. Fresno Mat does not have a small grain. Fresno Mat has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Fresno Mat does not have a berry/nut seed product. Fresno Mat is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Fresno Mat does not make a good fodder product. Fresno Mat does not make a good fuel wood product. Fresno Mat does not make a good lumber product. Fresno Mat does not make a naval store product. Fresno Mat is not palatable to browse animals. Fresno Mat is not palatable to grazing animals. Fresno Mat is not palatable to humans. Fresno Mat does not make a pulpwood product. Fresno Mat does not make a veneer product. Fresno Mat is of the category, Dicot.
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