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Alopecurus myosuroides Huds.
slender meadow foxtail
ALMY

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Yellow
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.3
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.0
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 19000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 43000
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 55
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 560000
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/31/2014 11:36 PM MDT