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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Panicum miliaceum L.
proso millet
PAMI2

Summary
Duration AN Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Bunch
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 3.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color White   Lifespan
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils No   Moisture Use Low
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.8
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 6.8
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum
CaCO3 Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 25
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 50
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 10
Fire Tolerance None   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 47
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Winter   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes   Seed Per Pound 84800
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product Yes   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential Low
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 

Panicum miliaceum L.
proso millet
PAMI2
Cultivar: Dove

Summary
Duration AN Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Bunch
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 3.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color White   Lifespan
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Low
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.8
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 6.8
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum
CaCO3 Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 25
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 50
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 10
Fire Tolerance None   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 47
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes   Seed Per Pound 84800
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal High
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Fodder Product Yes   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential Medium
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 

Panicum miliaceum L.
proso millet
PAMI2
Cultivar: Panhandle

Summary
Duration AN Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (I)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Bunch
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 3.3
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color White   Lifespan
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils No   Moisture Use Low
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.8
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 6.8
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum
CaCO3 Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 25
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 50
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 10
Fire Tolerance None   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 47
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes   Seed Per Pound 84800
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal High
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Fodder Product Yes   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential Medium
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 04/05/2020 02:59 PM CDT