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Bromus marginatus

Common Name(s): Mountain brome
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=26° (C)    Opt.Max=21° (C)
Opt.Min=10° (C)    Abs.Min=2° (C)
Precipitation: 25 to 53 (cm.)
Winter Minimum: -33° (C)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium, coarse
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Short lived bunchgrass in western US. Good where rapid cover development needed.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage, Environ. - erosion control
Dry climate, tropical-rainy, temperate, subtropical
Geographical Origin:
North America
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