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Smooth Cordgrass

Smooth Cordgrass Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusCalEPPC, STATE
National Wetland Indicator StatusOBL

Smooth Cordgrass Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormRhizomatous
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet3
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassYes
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Smooth Cordgrass Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days (Minimum)145
pH Minimum5.5
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)2728
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)40000
Precipitation Minimum40
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)12
Salinity ToleranceHigh
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-13

Smooth Cordgrass Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound85000
Seed Spread RateNone
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateRapid

Smooth Cordgrass 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 AnimalMedium
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Smooth Cordgrass

Smooth Cordgrass grows like a Graminoid. Smooth Cordgrass is an Perennial. Smooth Cordgrass is Native to U.S.. Smooth Cordgrass has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: CalEPPC, STATE. Smooth Cordgrass has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: OBL. Spring and Summer is when Smooth Cordgrass is actively growing. Smooth Cordgrass is not an allelopath. Smooth Cordgrass has a Medium C:N Ratio. Smooth Cordgrass has a coppice potential of No. Smooth Cordgrass is not fall conspicuous. Smooth Cordgrass has a Yellow colored flower. Smooth Cordgrass has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Smooth Cordgrass has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Smooth Cordgrass has a Porous foliage porosity. Smooth Cordgrass has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Smooth Cordgrass are Brown. Seeds of Smooth Cordgrass are No conspicuous. Smooth Cordgrass grows as a Rhizomatous. The growth rate of Smooth Cordgrass is Moderate. The mature height of Smooth Cordgrass is 3 feet. The lifespan of Smooth Cordgrass is Long. The shape and orientation of Smooth Cordgrass is Erect. Smooth Cordgrass is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Smooth Cordgrass is adapted to fine textured soils. Smooth Cordgrass is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Smooth Cordgrass is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Smooth Cordgrass is Low. Smooth Cordgrass does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Smooth Cordgrass is None. Smooth Cordgrass requires a minimum of 145 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Smooth Cordgrass is 5.5. The maximum pH of Smooth Cordgrass is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Smooth Cordgrass is 2728. The maximum planting density per acre of Smooth Cordgrass is 40000. The minimum Precipitation that Smooth Cordgrass requires is 40. The maximum Precipitation that Smooth Cordgrass can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Smooth Cordgrass is 12 inches. The salininty tolerance of Smooth Cordgrass is High. The shade tolerance of Smooth Cordgrass is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Smooth Cordgrass is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Smooth Cordgrass requires is -13. The bloom period of Smooth Cordgrass is Late Spring. The commerical availability of Smooth Cordgrass is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Smooth Cordgrass is Low. The fruit seed period of Smooth Cordgrass begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Smooth Cordgrass ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Smooth Cordgrass is No. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by bare roots. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by bulbs. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by container. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by corms. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by cuttings. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by seed. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by sod. Smooth Cordgrass is propagated by sprig. Smooth Cordgrass is not propagated by tubers. Smooth Cordgrass can generally yield 85000 seeds per pound of seeds. Smooth Cordgrass has a None seed spread rate. Smooth Cordgrass has a Low seedling vigor. Smooth Cordgrass has a Low seedling vigor. Smooth Cordgrass does not have a small grain. Smooth Cordgrass has a Rapid vegatative spread rate. Smooth Cordgrass does not have a berry/nut seed product. Smooth Cordgrass is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Smooth Cordgrass does not make a good fodder product. Smooth Cordgrass does not make a good fuel wood product. Smooth Cordgrass does not make a good lumber product. Smooth Cordgrass does not make a naval store product. Smooth Cordgrass is not palatable to browse animals. Smooth Cordgrass is not palatable to grazing animals. Smooth Cordgrass is not palatable to humans. Smooth Cordgrass does not make a pulpwood product. Smooth Cordgrass does not make a veneer product. Smooth Cordgrass is of the category, Monocot.
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