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Agrostis scabra, native

  • Short-lived, cool season perennial
  • Early season growth
  • Only palatable to livestock or wildlife early in the spring
  • Naturally revegetates sites too barren, rocky or infertile for more desirable species
  • Tolerates low pH and acidic soils
  • Leaves are rough with tiny hairs
  • Has the ability to establish on sites where few other species will grow, such as abandoned coal mines and soils polluted with sulphur, copper and nickel
  • Grows in meadows, open wood, abandoned fields, dry or open slopes and alluvial flats

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Characteristics Table
Growth Habit Bunchgrass
Flood Tolerance Excellent
Drought Tolerance Good
Salt Tolerance Fair
Soil PH Acidic to Neutral
Soil Type Fine to Coarse
Approx. Seeds/lb 4,000,000
Canopy Mature Height 30-70 cm

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