Beckmannia syzigachne, native
  • Cool season annual or short-lived perennial
  • Lower protein content in the leaves compared to upland grasses
  • Makes palatable, moderately nutritious but light hay
  • Early successional species in wetlands
  • Able to reseed itself easily
  • Very unique spikelet shape and arrangement
  • Also grows on upland sites with good soil and moisture conditions



Characteristics Table
Growth Habit Bunchgrass
Flood Tolerance Excellent
Drought Tolerance Poor
Salt Tolerance Excellent
Soil PH Neutral to Acidic
Soil Type Medium to Moderately Fine
Approx. Seeds/lb 1,150,000
Canopy Mature Height 20-90 cm

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