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Para Grass

Para Grass Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeIntroduced to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusFLEPPC

Para Grass Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodYear Round
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterDense
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormStoloniferous
Growth RateRapid
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)3
Height Mature feet3
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassYes
Resprout AbilityNo
DecumbentDecumbent
ToxicityNone

Para Grass 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)365
pH Minimum5.5
pH Maximum7
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1000
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)40000
Precipitation Minimum30
Precipitation Maximum200
Root Depth (Minimum inches)36
Salinity ToleranceLow
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)17

Para Grass Reproduction

Bloom PeriodIndeterminate
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsYear Round
Fruit Seed Period EndsYear Round
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound425000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Para Grass Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductYes
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductYes
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalHigh
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Para Grass grows like a Graminoid. Para Grass is an Perennial. Para Grass is Introduced to U.S.. Para Grass has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: FLEPPC. Year Round is when Para Grass is actively growing. Para Grass is not an allelopath. Para Grass has a Medium C:N Ratio. Para Grass has a coppice potential of No. Para Grass is not fall conspicuous. Para Grass has a Purple colored flower. Para Grass has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Para Grass has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Para Grass has a Dense foliage porosity. Para Grass has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Para Grass are Brown. Seeds of Para Grass are No conspicuous. Para Grass grows as a Stoloniferous. The growth rate of Para Grass is Rapid. The maximum height of Para Grass at 20 years is 3 feet. The mature height of Para Grass is 3 feet. The lifespan of Para Grass is Long. The shape and orientation of Para Grass is Decumbent. Para Grass is adapted to coarse textured soils. Para Grass is adapted to fine textured soils. Para Grass is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Para Grass is Medium. The CaCO3 tolerance of Para Grass is Medium. Para Grass does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Para Grass is Medium. Para Grass requires a minimum of 365 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Para Grass is 5.5. The maximum pH of Para Grass is 7. The minimum planting density per acre of Para Grass is 1000. The maximum planting density per acre of Para Grass is 40000. The minimum Precipitation that Para Grass requires is 30. The maximum Precipitation that Para Grass can handle is 200. The minimum root depth of Para Grass is 36 inches. The salininty tolerance of Para Grass is Low. The shade tolerance of Para Grass is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Para Grass is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Para Grass requires is 17. The bloom period of Para Grass is Indeterminate. The commerical availability of Para Grass is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Para Grass is Low. The fruit seed period of Para Grass begins Year Round. The fruit seed period of Para Grass ends Year Round. The fruit seed persistance of Para Grass is No. Para Grass is not propagated by bare roots. Para Grass is not propagated by bulbs. Para Grass is propagated by container. Para Grass is not propagated by corms. Para Grass is not propagated by cuttings. Para Grass is propagated by seed. Para Grass is not propagated by sod. Para Grass is propagated by sprig. Para Grass is not propagated by tubers. Para Grass can generally yield 425000 seeds per pound of seeds. Para Grass has a Slow seed spread rate. Para Grass has a Medium seedling vigor. Para Grass has a Medium seedling vigor. Para Grass does not have a small grain. Para Grass has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Para Grass does not have a berry/nut seed product. Para Grass is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Para Grass makes a good fodder product. Para Grass does not make a good fuel wood product. Para Grass does not make a good lumber product. Para Grass makes a good naval store product. Para Grass is not palatable to browse animals. Para Grass is not palatable to grazing animals. Para Grass is not palatable to humans. Para Grass does not make a pulpwood product. Para Grass does not make a veneer product. Para Grass is of the category, Monocot.
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