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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Bothriochloa pertusa (L.) A. Camus
pitted beardgrass
BOPE2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 3.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Moderate
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 Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 20
Precipitation, Maximum 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 17
Reproduction
Bloom Period Indeterminate
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Year Round
Fruit/Seed Period End Year Round
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 Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 400000
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal High
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/18/2017 08:25 AM CST