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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat Low   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.4
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant Yes   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Yellow   Lifespan Long
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use High
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 8.0
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43560
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 32
Drought Tolerance Medium   Precipitation, Maximum 100
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -8
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 2071120
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Slow
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Low
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Brazos

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.3
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 8.0
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 55
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 190   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 12
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Callie

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.5
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 17
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Coastal

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer and Fall   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.3
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant Yes   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Long
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use High
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 8.0
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43560
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 35
Drought Tolerance Medium   Precipitation, Maximum 100
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 225   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 12
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal High
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
Fodder Product Yes   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential High
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Coastcross-1

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.4
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 55
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 18
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Midland

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.5
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 175   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -13
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: NK-37

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer and Fall   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.5
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 165   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -13
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Quickstand

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.2
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.2
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 55
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 14
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -13
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 2071120
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Santa Ana

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 0.4
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 6.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 8.0
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 55
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 22
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod Yes
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Tifdwarf

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 0.2
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 55
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -3
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod Yes
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Tifgreen

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 0.3
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43000
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 55
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -3
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod Yes
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Tiflawn

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 0.3
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43560
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 55
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -3
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod Yes
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Tifway

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 0.8
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43560
CaCO3 Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 32
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 210   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -3
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod Yes
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   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
 

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Bermudagrass
CYDA
Cultivar: Tufcote

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit GR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status (I), L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (W), SPM (W)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid   Growth Form Stoloniferous
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 0.5
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass Yes
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 43560
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 125000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 165   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -13
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod Yes
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 2071120
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate None
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   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: 05/30/2020 05:24 PM CDT