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Hilograss

Hilograss Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusHEAR
National Wetland Indicator StatusFAC, FAC+

Hilograss Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodYear Round
After Harvest Regrowth RateRapid
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterModerate
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorWhite
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormStoloniferous
Growth RateRapid
Height Mature feet3
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassYes
Resprout AbilityNo
DecumbentDecumbent
ToxicityNone

Hilograss Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceMedium
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)269
pH Minimum5
pH Maximum7
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1000
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)40000
Precipitation Minimum40
Precipitation Maximum200
Root Depth (Minimum inches)12
Salinity ToleranceLow
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)15

Hilograss Reproduction

Bloom PeriodIndeterminate
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsYear Round
Fruit Seed Period EndsYear Round
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 SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound350000
Seed Spread RateRapid
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Hilograss Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Hilograss

Hilograss grows like a Graminoid. Hilograss is an Perennial. Hilograss is Native to U.S.. Hilograss has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: HEAR. Hilograss has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FAC, FAC+. Year Round is when Hilograss is actively growing. Hilograss has a Rapid growth rate after harvest. Hilograss is not an allelopath. Hilograss has a Medium C:N Ratio. Hilograss has a coppice potential of No. Hilograss is not fall conspicuous. Hilograss has a Yellow colored flower. Hilograss has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Hilograss has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Hilograss has a Moderate foliage porosity. Hilograss has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of Hilograss are White. Seeds of Hilograss are No conspicuous. Hilograss grows as a Stoloniferous. The growth rate of Hilograss is Rapid. The mature height of Hilograss is 3 feet. The lifespan of Hilograss is Long. The shape and orientation of Hilograss is Decumbent. Hilograss is adapted to coarse textured soils. Hilograss is adapted to fine textured soils. Hilograss is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Hilograss is Medium. The CaCO3 tolerance of Hilograss is Medium. Hilograss does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Hilograss is Medium. Hilograss requires a minimum of 269 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Hilograss is 5. The maximum pH of Hilograss is 7. The minimum planting density per acre of Hilograss is 1000. The maximum planting density per acre of Hilograss is 40000. The minimum Precipitation that Hilograss requires is 40. The maximum Precipitation that Hilograss can handle is 200. The minimum root depth of Hilograss is 12 inches. The salininty tolerance of Hilograss is Low. The shade tolerance of Hilograss is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Hilograss is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Hilograss requires is 15. The bloom period of Hilograss is Indeterminate. The commerical availability of Hilograss is No Known Source. The fruit seed abundance of Hilograss is High. The fruit seed period of Hilograss begins Year Round. The fruit seed period of Hilograss ends Year Round. The fruit seed persistance of Hilograss is No. Hilograss is not propagated by bare roots. Hilograss is not propagated by bulbs. Hilograss is not propagated by container. Hilograss is not propagated by corms. Hilograss is not propagated by cuttings. Hilograss is propagated by seed. Hilograss is not propagated by sod. Hilograss is propagated by sprig. Hilograss is not propagated by tubers. Hilograss can generally yield 350000 seeds per pound of seeds. Hilograss has a Rapid seed spread rate. Hilograss has a Medium seedling vigor. Hilograss has a Medium seedling vigor. Hilograss does not have a small grain. Hilograss has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Hilograss does not have a berry/nut seed product. Hilograss is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Hilograss does not make a good fodder product. Hilograss does not make a good fuel wood product. Hilograss does not make a good lumber product. Hilograss does not make a naval store product. Hilograss is not palatable to browse animals. Hilograss is not palatable to grazing animals. Hilograss is not palatable to humans. Hilograss does not make a pulpwood product. Hilograss does not make a veneer product. Hilograss is of the category, Monocot.
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