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Shortspine Horsebrush

Shortspine Horsebrush Basics

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

Shortspine Horsebrush Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGray-Green
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterModerate
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormMultiple Stem
Growth RateSlow
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)3
Height Mature feet3.2
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
Semi-ErectSemi-Erect
ToxicitySevere

Shortspine Horsebrush Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days (Minimum)120
pH Minimum6.5
pH Maximum8.2
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1700
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)2700
Precipitation Minimum8
Precipitation Maximum14
Root Depth (Minimum inches)16
Salinity ToleranceMedium
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-28

Shortspine Horsebrush Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
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 CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Shortspine Horsebrush Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Shortspine Horsebrush

Shortspine Horsebrush grows like a Subshrub, Shrub. Shortspine Horsebrush is an Perennial. Shortspine Horsebrush is Native to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Shortspine Horsebrush is actively growing. Shortspine Horsebrush is not an allelopath. Shortspine Horsebrush has a High C:N Ratio. Shortspine Horsebrush has a coppice potential of No. Shortspine Horsebrush is not fall conspicuous. Shortspine Horsebrush has a Yellow colored flower. Shortspine Horsebrush has Gray-Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Shortspine Horsebrush has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Shortspine Horsebrush has a Moderate foliage porosity. Shortspine Horsebrush has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Shortspine Horsebrush are Brown. Seeds of Shortspine Horsebrush are No conspicuous. Shortspine Horsebrush grows as a Multiple Stem. The growth rate of Shortspine Horsebrush is Slow. The maximum height of Shortspine Horsebrush at 20 years is 3 feet. The mature height of Shortspine Horsebrush is 3.2 feet. The lifespan of Shortspine Horsebrush is Long. The shape and orientation of Shortspine Horsebrush is Semi-Erect. Shortspine Horsebrush is adapted to coarse textured soils. Shortspine Horsebrush is adapted to fine textured soils. Shortspine Horsebrush is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Shortspine Horsebrush is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Shortspine Horsebrush is High. Shortspine Horsebrush requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Shortspine Horsebrush is High. Shortspine Horsebrush requires a minimum of 120 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Shortspine Horsebrush is 6.5. The maximum pH of Shortspine Horsebrush is 8.2. The minimum planting density per acre of Shortspine Horsebrush is 1700. The maximum planting density per acre of Shortspine Horsebrush is 2700. The minimum Precipitation that Shortspine Horsebrush requires is 8. The maximum Precipitation that Shortspine Horsebrush can handle is 14. The minimum root depth of Shortspine Horsebrush is 16 inches. The salininty tolerance of Shortspine Horsebrush is Medium. The shade tolerance of Shortspine Horsebrush is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Shortspine Horsebrush is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Shortspine Horsebrush requires is -28. The bloom period of Shortspine Horsebrush is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Shortspine Horsebrush is No Known Source. The fruit seed abundance of Shortspine Horsebrush is Medium. The fruit seed period of Shortspine Horsebrush begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Shortspine Horsebrush ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Shortspine Horsebrush is No. Shortspine Horsebrush is propagated by bare roots. Shortspine Horsebrush is propagated by bulbs. Shortspine Horsebrush is propagated by container. Shortspine Horsebrush is not propagated by corms. Shortspine Horsebrush is not propagated by cuttings. Shortspine Horsebrush is propagated by seed. Shortspine Horsebrush is not propagated by sod. Shortspine Horsebrush is not propagated by sprig. Shortspine Horsebrush is not propagated by tubers. Shortspine Horsebrush has a Moderate seed spread rate. Shortspine Horsebrush has a Medium seedling vigor. Shortspine Horsebrush has a Medium seedling vigor. Shortspine Horsebrush does not have a small grain. Shortspine Horsebrush has a None vegatative spread rate. Shortspine Horsebrush does not have a berry/nut seed product. Shortspine Horsebrush is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Shortspine Horsebrush does not make a good fodder product. Shortspine Horsebrush does not make a good fuel wood product. Shortspine Horsebrush does not make a good lumber product. Shortspine Horsebrush does not make a naval store product. Shortspine Horsebrush is not palatable to humans. Shortspine Horsebrush does not make a pulpwood product. Shortspine Horsebrush does not make a veneer product. Shortspine Horsebrush is of the category, Dicot.
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