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Hesperostipa comata
Synonyms: Stipa comata

Common Name(s): Needlegrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 130
Precipitation: 5 to 20 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -38° (F)
Soil pH: 6.6 to 8.4
Soil Texture/Type: Medium; loams but not heavy clays
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Grows on Great Plains and western US in areas with low water holding capacity and cooler habitats. High drought tolerance.
Crop not found in disease search.
Poison - mammals, Animal Food - forage


Geographical Origin:
Canada, USA
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