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Danthonia californica

Common Name(s): California oat grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90
Precipitation: 6 to 39 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 19° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Fine to medium textured soils
Soil Drainage:
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Grown mostly in mountain meadows of Rockies. Good drought tolerance. Low salt tolerance.
Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Anthrachose
Animal Food - forage


Geographical Origin:
North America, Southern South America
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