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Whitegrass

Whitegrass Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACW

Whitegrass Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring
After Harvest Regrowth RateModerate
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorRed
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormRhizomatous
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet3.9
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanShort
Low Growing GrassYes
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Whitegrass Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceMedium
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days (Minimum)120
pH Minimum4.5
pH Maximum8.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)10912
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)19360
Precipitation Minimum15
Precipitation Maximum65
Root Depth (Minimum inches)4
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-43

Whitegrass Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Summer
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Whitegrass Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalHigh
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalHigh
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Whitegrass grows like a Graminoid. Whitegrass is an Perennial. Whitegrass is Native to U.S.. Whitegrass has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACW. Spring is when Whitegrass is actively growing. Whitegrass has a Moderate growth rate after harvest. Whitegrass is not an allelopath. Whitegrass has a coppice potential of No. Whitegrass is not fall conspicuous. Whitegrass has a Green colored flower. Whitegrass has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Whitegrass has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Whitegrass has a Porous foliage porosity. Whitegrass has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Whitegrass are Red. Seeds of Whitegrass are No conspicuous. Whitegrass grows as a Rhizomatous. The growth rate of Whitegrass is Moderate. The mature height of Whitegrass is 3.9 feet. The lifespan of Whitegrass is Short. The shape and orientation of Whitegrass is Erect. Whitegrass is adapted to coarse textured soils. Whitegrass is not adapted to fine textured soils. Whitegrass is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Whitegrass is Medium. The CaCO3 tolerance of Whitegrass is Medium. Whitegrass does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Whitegrass is None. Whitegrass requires a minimum of 120 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Whitegrass is 4.5. The maximum pH of Whitegrass is 8.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Whitegrass is 10912. The maximum planting density per acre of Whitegrass is 19360. The minimum Precipitation that Whitegrass requires is 15. The maximum Precipitation that Whitegrass can handle is 65. The minimum root depth of Whitegrass is 4 inches. The salininty tolerance of Whitegrass is None. The shade tolerance of Whitegrass is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Whitegrass is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Whitegrass requires is -43. The bloom period of Whitegrass is Late Summer. The commerical availability of Whitegrass is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Whitegrass is Medium. The fruit seed period of Whitegrass begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Whitegrass ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Whitegrass is No. Whitegrass is propagated by bare roots. Whitegrass is propagated by bulbs. Whitegrass is not propagated by container. Whitegrass is not propagated by corms. Whitegrass is not propagated by cuttings. Whitegrass is not propagated by seed. Whitegrass is not propagated by sod. Whitegrass is not propagated by sprig. Whitegrass is not propagated by tubers. Whitegrass has a Slow seed spread rate. Whitegrass has a Medium seedling vigor. Whitegrass has a Medium seedling vigor. Whitegrass does not have a small grain. Whitegrass has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Whitegrass does not have a berry/nut seed product. Whitegrass is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Whitegrass does not make a good fodder product. Whitegrass does not make a good fuel wood product. Whitegrass does not make a good lumber product. Whitegrass does not make a naval store product. Whitegrass is not palatable to browse animals. Whitegrass is not palatable to grazing animals. Whitegrass is not palatable to humans. Whitegrass does not make a pulpwood product. Whitegrass does not make a veneer product. Whitegrass is of the category, Monocot.
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