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Dichanthium sericeum
Synonyms: Andropogon sericeus

Common Name(s): Silky bluegrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 180 to 300 (days)
Abs.Max=90° (F)    Opt.Max=82° (F)
Opt.Min=64° (F)    Abs.Min=50° (F)
Precipitation: 20 to 28 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5.5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Heavy clays
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Warm season bunchgrass, useful for pasture. Found to southern Texas. No salt tolerance.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage
Tropical-rainy, subtropical
Geographical Origin:
Malesia, Australia
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