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Leersia virginica Willd.
whitegrass
LEVI2

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 Red
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 3.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 4.5
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 10912
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 19360
Precipitation, Minimum 15
Precipitation, Maximum 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 4
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
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 High
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 11/28/2014 10:07 AM MST