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Reed Canarygrass

Reed Canarygrass Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusN'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, STATE, SWSS, WI, WSWS
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACW, OBL

Reed Canarygrass Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth RateModerate
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterModerate
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBlack
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormRhizomatous
Growth RateRapid
Height Mature feet5
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassYes
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicitySlight

Reed Canarygrass Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)120
pH Minimum5.5
pH Maximum8
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)2700
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)4800
Precipitation Minimum30
Precipitation Maximum65
Root Depth (Minimum inches)14
Salinity ToleranceMedium
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-38

Reed Canarygrass Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
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 SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound537920
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateRapid

Reed Canarygrass Edibility and Other Uses

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

Reed Canarygrass grows like a Graminoid. Reed Canarygrass is an Perennial. Reed Canarygrass is Native to U.S.. Reed Canarygrass has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: N'EAST, NE&GP, SEEPPC, STATE, SWSS, WI, WSWS. Reed Canarygrass has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACW, OBL. Spring, Summer, Fall is when Reed Canarygrass is actively growing. Reed Canarygrass has a Moderate growth rate after harvest. Reed Canarygrass is not an allelopath. Reed Canarygrass has a Medium C:N Ratio. Reed Canarygrass has a coppice potential of No. Reed Canarygrass is not fall conspicuous. Reed Canarygrass has a Yellow colored flower. Reed Canarygrass has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Reed Canarygrass has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Reed Canarygrass has a Moderate foliage porosity. Reed Canarygrass has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Reed Canarygrass are Black. Seeds of Reed Canarygrass are No conspicuous. Reed Canarygrass grows as a Rhizomatous. The growth rate of Reed Canarygrass is Rapid. The mature height of Reed Canarygrass is 5 feet. The lifespan of Reed Canarygrass is Long. The shape and orientation of Reed Canarygrass is Erect. Reed Canarygrass is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Reed Canarygrass is adapted to fine textured soils. Reed Canarygrass is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Reed Canarygrass is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Reed Canarygrass is Medium. Reed Canarygrass does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Reed Canarygrass is Low. Reed Canarygrass requires a minimum of 120 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Reed Canarygrass is 5.5. The maximum pH of Reed Canarygrass is 8. The minimum planting density per acre of Reed Canarygrass is 2700. The maximum planting density per acre of Reed Canarygrass is 4800. The minimum Precipitation that Reed Canarygrass requires is 30. The maximum Precipitation that Reed Canarygrass can handle is 65. The minimum root depth of Reed Canarygrass is 14 inches. The salininty tolerance of Reed Canarygrass is Medium. The shade tolerance of Reed Canarygrass is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Reed Canarygrass is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Reed Canarygrass requires is -38. The bloom period of Reed Canarygrass is Late Spring. The commerical availability of Reed Canarygrass is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Reed Canarygrass is Medium. The fruit seed period of Reed Canarygrass begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Reed Canarygrass ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Reed Canarygrass is No. Reed Canarygrass is not propagated by bare roots. Reed Canarygrass is not propagated by bulbs. Reed Canarygrass is not propagated by container. Reed Canarygrass is not propagated by corms. Reed Canarygrass is not propagated by cuttings. Reed Canarygrass is propagated by seed. Reed Canarygrass is not propagated by sod. Reed Canarygrass is propagated by sprig. Reed Canarygrass is not propagated by tubers. Reed Canarygrass can generally yield 537920 seeds per pound of seeds. Reed Canarygrass has a Slow seed spread rate. Reed Canarygrass has a Low seedling vigor. Reed Canarygrass has a Low seedling vigor. Reed Canarygrass does not have a small grain. Reed Canarygrass has a Rapid vegatative spread rate. Reed Canarygrass does not have a berry/nut seed product. Reed Canarygrass is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Reed Canarygrass makes a good fodder product. Reed Canarygrass does not make a good fuel wood product. Reed Canarygrass does not make a good lumber product. Reed Canarygrass does not make a naval store product. Reed Canarygrass is not palatable to browse animals. Reed Canarygrass is not palatable to grazing animals. Reed Canarygrass is not palatable to humans. Reed Canarygrass does not make a pulpwood product. Reed Canarygrass does not make a veneer product. Reed Canarygrass is of the category, Monocot.
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